Day: August 18, 2007


Soft Pumpkin Cookies

Today is a cool day for August, and one that makes me wish for Autumn days.  I’ve been making these cookies for years and years.  It’s a tradition – making the cookies, and then of course, it’s a tradition for my son and I to argue if nuts should be added, or not.  I, of course, say yes.. he […]


Pumpkin-Orange Cream Cheese Frosting

1 8-ounce package cream cheese, softened 1/2 cup pumpkin puree 1/4 cup unsalted butter (1/2 stick), softened 1 tablespoon fresh orange juice 1 teaspoon grated orange zest 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 4 cups confectioners’ sugar, sifted Blend the cream cheese, pumpkin puree, butter, orange juice, zest and vanilla in a large bowl using an […]