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Pumpkin Spice Cookies Recipe

Pumpkin Spice Cookies Recipe

These big soft spice cookies, created by our Test Kitchen staff, have a sweet frosting that makes them an extra special treat. Enjoy!
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min. YIELD:32 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package yellow cake mix (regular size)
  • 1/2 cup quick-cooking oats
  • 2 to 2-1/2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 can (15 ounces) solid-pack pumpkin
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 3 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange peel
  • 3 to 4 tablespoons orange juice

Directions

  • 1. In a bowl, combine the cake mix, oats and pumpkin pie spice. In another bowl, beat the pumpkin, egg and oil; stir into dry ingredients just until moistened.
  • 2. Drop by 2 tablespoonfuls onto baking sheets coated with cooking spray; flatten with the back of a spoon. Bake at 350° for 18-20 minutes or until edges are golden brown. Remove to wire racks to cool.
  • 3. In a bowl, combine confectioners' sugar, orange peel and enough orange juice to achieve desired spreading consistency. Frost cooled cookies. Yield: 32 cookies.

Nutritional Facts

1 cookie equals 127 calories, 3 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 7 mg cholesterol, 115 mg sodium, 25 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch, 1/2 fat.