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White Chocolate Pumpkin Dreams

 White Chocolate Pumpkin Dreams
If you like pumpkin pie, you'll love these delicious pumpkin cookies dotted with white chocolate chips and chopped pecans. Drizzled with a brown sugar icing, they're irresistible.
27 ServingsPrep: 25 min. + cooling Bake: 15 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 cup canned pumpkin
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3-1/2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 package (10 to 12 ounces) white baking chips
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • PENUCHE FROSTING:
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1-1/2 to 2 cups confectioners' sugar

Directions

  • In a large bowl, cream butter and sugars until light and fluffy. Beat
  • in the egg, vanilla and pumpkin. Combine dry ingredients; gradually
  • add to the creamed mixture and mix well. Stir in chips and pecans.
  • Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls 2 in. apart onto ungreased baking
  • sheets. Bake at 350° for 12-14 minutes or until firm. Remove to

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White Chocolate Pumpkin Dreams (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • wire racks to cool.
  • For frosting, combine brown sugar and butter in a small saucepan.
  • Bring to a boil; cook over medium heat for 1 minute or until
  • slightly thickened. Cool for 10 minutes. Add milk; beat until
  • smooth. Beat in enough confectioners' sugar to reach desired
  • consistency. Spread over cooled cookies. Yield: about 4-1/2 dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (2 each) equals 275 calories, 15 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 32 mg cholesterol, 182 mg sodium, 34 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.