Tuesday, October 22, 2013

recipe | pumpkin spice cookies

 'Tis the season for pumpkin everything!!!  I am guilty of obsessing over pumpkin this time of year... 
I love going to the store & finding all of the special Pumpkin Spice goodies that are out there.
Yesterday I bought Pumpkin Spice English Muffins & had one for breakfast this morning... so good. 
I especially love the special Pumpkin Spice Kisses! If you have not tried them, you definitely should!
It is so easy to eat one after another... yikes! I knew they would be so great with Pumpkin Spice Cookies, 
which would make these cookies so cute for a fall party. Oh, how I love this time of year!

Pumpkin Spice Cookies

1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
1 cup sugar
1/3 cup canned pumpkin
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 1/2  cups all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
1/8 teaspoon ground ginger
1/4 teaspoon salt

In a mixing bowl, beat the butter and sugar together on medium speed for 2 minutes. 
Add in the pumpkin and vanilla, beat on low for 2 more minutes.

In a small bowl, whisk together the flour, baking soda, baking powder, cinnamon, cloves, ginger, and salt. 
Add it to the butter/sugar mixture and beat on low just until combined.
Refrigerate the dough for 30 minutes to an hour.

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Mix 1/2 cup sugar with a tablespoon of cinnamon in a bowl. 
Roll the dough into balls & coat each one in the cinnamon-sugar. 
Place on a cookie sheet, 2 inches apart. Bake cookies for 10-12 minutes. 
Carefully remove cookies from cookie sheet & allow to cool for a few minutes. 

Eat the cookies just like this, because they are so amazing!! 
OR... for something extra special press a Pumpkin Spice Kiss into the center of each cookie!

These are perfect with a hot cup of spiced chai tea. A perfect fall treat! 


  1. Sounds great! I've never seen the pumpkin spice Kisses before.


  2. Oh heaven in a cookie! I forgot about these babies! I think my small group needs some! You are always making such yummy things!