Pumpkin Pecan Cookies Recipe Video

If you like pumpkin pie, you will love these cookies. They taste like little pumpkin pies. They are awesome!

Summary

Preparation Time30 MinCooking Time10 Min
Ready In40 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexJust EnjoyServings40
CuisineCourse
MethodDish
SpecialityMain Ingredient
Interest Group

Ingredients

 All purpose flour2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Baking powder1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Ground cinnamon1 Teaspoon
 Baking soda1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Ground allspice1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Butter1 Cup (16 tbs), softened
 Sugar1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Egg1
 Canned pumpkin1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Chopped pecans1 Cup (16 tbs)
For 1 recipe brown sugar-butter frosting (recipe is below)
 Butter6 Tablespoon
 Packed brown sugar1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
 Powdered sugar2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Vanilla1 Teaspoon
 Hot water1 Cup (16 tbs) (adjust quantity as required)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 155 Calories from Fat 75

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 9 g13.3%

Saturated Fat 4.3 g21.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 22.2 mg

Sodium 27.3 mg1.1%

Total Carbohydrates 19 g6.3%

Dietary Fiber 0.69 g2.8%

Sugars 13.2 g

Protein 1 g2.4%

Vitamin A 23.2% Vitamin C 0.51%

Calcium 2.4% Iron 2.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. In a medium bowl stir together flour, baking powder, cinnamon, baking soda and allspice. Set aside.
2. In a large mixing bowl beat the butter with an electric mixer on medium to high speed for 30 seconds. Add sugar. Beat until combined, scraping sides of bolw occasionally. Beat in egg until combined. Stir in pumpkin and the flour mixture. Stir in pecans.
3. Drop dough by rounded teaspoons 2 inches apart onto an ungreased cooke sheet. Bake for 10-12 minutes or until bottoms are light brown. transfer to a wire rack and let cool. Frost cooled cookies iwth Brown Sugar-Butter Frosting.

How to make the frosting:
1. In a medium saucepan heat the butter and brown sugar over medium heat until butter is melted.
2. Remove from heat. Stir in the powdered sugar and the vanilla. Stir in enough hot water (2 to 3 teaspoons) to make a smooth, spreadable frosting.
3. Frost cookies immediately after preparing forsting. If frosting becomes grainy, add a few more drops of hot water and stir frosting until it's smooth.
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