Soft Pumpkin Cookies with Pumpkin Browned Butter Frosting

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This recipe makes a lovely combination of soft, tender and nicely spiced cookies covered in a flavorful icing in these Soft Pumpkin Cookies with Pumpkin Browned Butter Frosting. Both recipes are fairly straightforward. The frosting adds a neat twist that improves the flavor of the icing by allowing the butter to brown on the stove before using it in the frosting recipe. This process of browning butter is known as preparing beurre noisette, or brown butter. Heating the butter allows a couple of things to happen. First, all the impurities of the butter fall out and down to the bottom of the pan, and so when you pour out the prepared butter, leave those trailings behind in the pan. Then, the butter becomes richer in flavor, making its presence more strongly felt. Here, in the frosting, there will be a pronounced buttery flavor. Finally, the browning of the butter can allow it to color wherever it is added. Here, the browned butter turns the frosting a bit darker color, which is lovely. So do not skip the step for beurre noisette. It makes a big difference to taste, color and texture.

This is an easy recipe, whether you make it alone or with the kids. There is nothing extraordinary about the blend or bake with the cookies, although you should have a wonderfully soft and tender result with a smooth spicy flavor throughout the cookies. The icing picks up on the spicing, which is smoothed out with the butter and frosting.

Altogether, these Soft Pumpkin Cookies with Pumpkin Browned Butter Frosting will be a smash hit, with a somewhat sophisticated flavor that will make them special enough to serve when company comes calling. Try this recipe soon, and keep it on file for those times when you want something a bit different and more delicious to serve your friends and family. Enjoy.

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