Spiced Pumpkin Ricotta Cookies with Caramel Icing paired with coffee is just the way to celebrate pumpkin season. These delicious, moist pumpkin flavored soft ricotta cookies are accented with caramel frosting. They are easy-to-make and are a great way to kick-off pumpkin season. So, get a cup of pumpkin spice coffee and your fuzzy slippers because we have some baking to do!
How to Make Spiced Pumpkin Ricotta Cookies with Caramel Icing
The full recipe is at the bottom of this post.
Preheat oven to 375F.
First, make the cookie batter. Start with creaming the butter in a ” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>cookie sheets in a 375F oven for 15 min or so. Insert a toothpick to ensure they’re done. Cool completely before icing.
Second, make the icing. This caramel icing was adapted from Sally’s Baking Addiction Salted Caramel Frosting. In a 1 qt sauce pan on med heat, melt butter. Add brown sugar and constantly stir it until the sugar is dissolved. Remove from heat. Add two tbsp of heavy cream and stir until well incorporated. Let cool for 20 min.
Next, put caramel mixture into a mixing bowl and add powdered sugar. Stir in 3 more tbsp of heavy cream. Mix until well combined.