Pumpkin Cookies for Thanksgiving Recipe Video

Thanksgiving is right around the corner, and Rebecca is back in the kitchen showing you how to put a twist on a traditional holiday dessert. These homemade pumpkin cookies with delicious cream cheese frosting, are a mouth watering alternative to pumpkin pie. So if you want the taste of pumpkin pie and the portability of a cookie, we think you will find these Thanksgiving treats, simply good.

Summary

Cooking Time10 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexAverageCuisine
CourseTaste
MethodDish
Main Ingredient

Ingredients

 Brown sugar1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Sugar1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Vegetable oil1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Pumpkin puree15 Ounce (1 Can)
 Eggs2
 Vanilla extract1 Teaspoon
 Flour3 Cup (48 tbs)
 Baking soda1 Teaspoon
 Baking powder1 Teaspoon
 Cinnamon1 Tablespoon
 Ground cloves1 Pinch
 Nutmeg1 Pinch
 Butter4 Ounce
 Cream cheese8 Ounce
 Powdered sugar1 Pound
 Vanilla1 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 8599 Calories from Fat 3571

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 405 g623.1%

Saturated Fat 135.2 g675.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 916.2 mg

Sodium 2676 mg111.5%

Total Carbohydrates 1199 g399.8%

Dietary Fiber 30.8 g123.2%

Sugars 863.3 g

Protein 71 g142.2%

Vitamin A 1448.6% Vitamin C 31.6%

Calcium 99.6% Iron 155.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.

MAKING
2. To make the cookies, in large mixing bowl, combine brown sugar, sugar, oil and pumpkin.
3. Mix until well blended.
4. Add eggs one at a time and stir in vanilla.
5. In medium bowl, add flour, baking soda, baking powder, cinnamon, cloves and nutmeg.
6. Whisk together with fork.
7. Gradually mix dry ingredients into wet ingredients.
8. Pipe batter in spirals onto 2 inch squares of parchment paper.
9. Bake in the preheated oven for 11 minutes.
10. Transfer cookies to a cooling rack to cool.
11. For the filling beat butter until fluffy.
12. Add cream cheese to butter and beat together.
13. Slowly add powdered sugar until incorporated.
14. Stir in vanilla.
15. If frosting is too thick add cream or milk a few drops at a time until they are the correct consistency.
16. Spread frosting on bottom of cookie and top with another cookie.

SERVING
17. Serve or store in jars for a few days.

Editors Review

Kick off your Thanksgiving preparations with this Pumpkin Cookies for Thanksgiving recipe. These homemade pumpkin cookies with delicious cream cheese frosting, are a mouth watering alternative to pumpkin pie. So if you want the taste of pumpkin pie and the portability of a cookie, you will find these simply good.
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