- 1/4 cup unsalted butter softened
- 1/4 cup shortening
- 3/4 cups granulated sugar
- 1/2 cup pumpkin puree
- 1 egg
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 tsp cream of tartar
- 1/2 tsp baking soda
- 1/8 tsp salt
- 3 tbsp white sugar
- 3 tsp ground cinnamon
- Preheat oven to 400°F (200°C). Line baking sheets with parchment paper or silpat mats.
Cream together butter, shortening, 3/4 cup sugar, egg and the vanilla. Mix in the pumpkin. Blend in the flour, cream of tartar, soda and salt. Shape dough by rounded balls about 1 inch in diameter.
In a small bow, mix the 3 tablespoons sugar and cinnamon. Roll balls of dough in mixture to coat. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheets. Press palm of hand onto each ball gently to flatten a little.
Bake 8 to 10 minutes, or until cookies are set but not too hard.
Recipe adapted from All Recipes