I always have a hard time transitioning from summer and letting go of barbecuing, beautiful evenings dining on the patio by the lake and boating and reluctantly make the shift into fall. It takes me a while, but I slowly get excited about the autumn foliage and look forward to roasted vegetables and braised beef stew and all the comfort foods and flavors of fall and winter. Pumpkin and spices are two of my favorite fall things, and since I always love a good cookie, thought I would make this recipe to ease into fall. The cookies are very soft and cake-like and with the addition of pumpkin puree, cinnamon, cloves and nutmeg, it is the quintessential fall cookie. I added a little ground ginger to the glaze which really made it good. I was also thinking they would be delicious turned into pumpkin whoopee pies by sandwiching them between a cream cheese and ginger frosting. Click here for the recipe….