October is National Cookie Month...hmmm...I should think it would have been December, but, no matter what month they are celebrated in, cookies
are a good thing. Nothing says family like a well fed cookie jar.
Coming home from school and sticking your arm in the cookie jar before
setting down to do your homework is a well embedded memory in most
And the variety; be they soft and gooey, crisp and crunchy, or nice
and chewy, cookies rule. Nut filled, fruit filled or plain – sugar
coated or with sprinkles on top, cookies are where it’s at. Chocolate or
cinnamon, mint, almond, oatmeal...we all have our favorites but no one
can resist a cookie...and here’s the great part, they can be oh so easy
to make. Here is a recipe that is sure to please your palate. So, go
ahead and bust out the bowls and cookie sheets, it's time to spoil
yourself a little.
Old-Fashioned Soft Pumpkin Cookies
- 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
- 1/2 cup butter (1 stick), softened
- 1 cup LIBBY'S® 100% Pure Pumpkin
1 large egg
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- Glaze (recipe follows)
PREHEAT oven to 350° F. Grease baking sheets.
flour, baking soda, baking powder, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt in medium
bowl. Beat sugar and butter in large mixer bowl until well blended. Beat
in pumpkin, egg and vanilla extract until smooth. Gradually beat in
flour mixture. Drop by rounded tablespoon onto prepared baking sheets.
for 15 to 18 minutes or until edges are firm. Cool on baking sheets for
2 minutes; remove to wire racks to cool completely. Drizzle Glaze over
COMBINE 2 cups sifted
powdered sugar, 3 tablespoons milk, 1 tablespoon melted butter and 1
teaspoon vanilla extract in small bowl until smooth.
*Why would you read this?!?! Just kidding, these cookies won't break your diet! So enjoy!
1/36 cookies of recipe
Calories from Fat 30
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 3g 5%
Saturated Fat 2g 9%
Cholesterol 15mg 4%
Sodium 100mg 4%
Carbohydrates 21g 7%
Dietary Fiber .5g 2%
- Sugars 14g
- Protein 1g
Vitamin A 30%
Vitamin C 0%
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