Pumpkin Spiced Cookies

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Pumpkin Spiced cookies, a delicious treat and perfect for Halloween!

If you’re not a fan of pumpkin pie and the only way the kids will go near pumpkin is to carve a face in one, try my cookies.

I love these cookies and I make them throughout the year, I just make sure I have plenty of pumpkin puree in the cupboard!

This recipe makes 20 cookies so they’ll be plenty to go around!

Or to be on the safe side, double the mixture!

Pumpkin Spiced Cookies Ingredients1

Pumpkin Spiced Cookies Ingredients

  • 300g plain flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • 2 tsps ground cinnamon
  • ½ tsp ground nutmeg
  • ½ tsp ground cloves
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 125g soft butter
  • 300g caster sugar
  • 250g pumpkin puree
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

Pumpkin Spiced Cookies Icing1

For the icing

  • 250g icing sugar
  • 3 tbsps of Alpro Almond
  • 1 tbsp melted butter
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

Pumpkin Spiced Cookies Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 180C/GM 4
  2. Combine the flour, baking powder and bicarbonate of soda.
  3. Add the cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves and salt.
  4. Mix well and set aside.
  5. In a medium bowl, cream the butter and caster sugar.
  6. Add the pumpkin puree, egg and 1 tsp of the vanilla extract to the butter mixture.
  7. Beat until thick and creamy.
  8. Mix in the dry ingredients.
  9. With a tablespoon, drop a tablespoon sized amount onto a non-stick baking sheet.
  10. Flatten slightly with the back of the spoon.
  11. Bake for 15-20 minutes in the oven until golden in colour.
  12. Cool completely.
  13. To make the icing, combine the icing sugar, milk and 1 tablespoon of melted butter.
  14. Add 1 tsp of the vanilla extract.
  15. Mix well.
  16. Drizzle the icing over the top of the cookies with a fork.

Absolutely delicious!

For a delicious drink to go with these cookies, try my recipe for Pumpkin Spiced Latte.

Pumpkin Spiced Cookies Iced1

For a fabulous Halloween, my Pumpkin Spiced Cookies will go down a TREAT not a trick!

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