This is a recipe that my mom has been making forever. She used to take these cookies to school for parties and everyone loved them. They are SUPER good and very festive for fall!

Pumpkin Cookies
1 cup shortening
1 cup sugar
1 cup canned pumpkin
1 egg
2 cups flour
1 tsp. soda
1 tsp. cinnamon
½ tsp. salt
Cream first 4 ingredients together.  Add dry ingredients gradually to creamed mixture.
Drop by teaspoon onto cookie sheet.  Bake 10-12 minutes @ 375 degrees.
When cooled, frost with pumpkin cookie icing.
3 Tbsp. oleo or butter
4 tsp. milk
½ cup brown sugar
1 cup powdered sugar
¾ tsp. vanilla
Mix oleo, milk, and brown sugar in a pan.  Bring to a boil.  Cool slightly and add powdered sugar and vanilla.  Spread on pumpkin cookies.