Pumpkin Walnut Cookies
Pumpkin Cookies Recipe

Pumpkin Walnut Cookies

Pumpkin cookies with all your favorite pumpkin pie flavors are sure to receive rave reviews!

The Story Behind the Recipe
60
cookies
1 hr 05 min
PREP TIME
1 hr 45 min
TOTAL TIME

Ingredients

Cookie

1 cup Land O Lakes® Butter softened

2/3 cup firmly packed brown sugar

1/3 cup sugar

1 cup mashed cooked pumpkin  

1 large Land O Lakes® Egg

1 teaspoon vanilla

2 cups all-purpose flour

1 1/2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice or ground cinnamon

1 teaspoon baking powder

1 teaspoon baking soda

1/4 teaspoon salt

1 cup chopped walnuts

Frosting

2 cups powdered sugar

1/4 cup Land O Lakes® Butter softened

3 ounces cream cheese, softened

1 teaspoon vanilla

1/4 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice or ground cinnamon

Walnut pieces, if desired

 

 *Substitute 1 cup canned pumpkin.

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 350°F.

  2. STEP 2

    Combine 1 cup butter, brown sugar and sugar in bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy. Add pumpkin, egg and 1 teaspoon vanilla. Continue beating until well mixed. Add flour, 1 1/2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Beat at low speed, scraping bowl often, until well mixed. Stir in 1 cup walnuts.

  3. STEP 3

    Drop rounded teaspoonfuls of dough, 2 inches apart, onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake 8-10 minutes or until set. Cool completely.

  4. STEP 4

    Combine all frosting ingredients except walnut pieces in medium bowl. Beat at low speed, scraping bowl often, until smooth. Frost cooled cookies. Garnish with walnuts, if desired.

Nutrition

100Calories
6Fat (mg)
15Cholesterol (mg)
85Sodium (mg)
11Carbohydrates (g)
1Dietary Fiber
1Protein (g)

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  December 22, 2016

Easy recipe and people were really impressed by it! I used a 1.5 Tbsp cookie scoop and baked the cookies for 15-17 minutes and let cool on the cookie sheet for 2 minutes before removing to a cooling rack.

— says Aaron
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  November 22, 2015

One of my favorite cookies

— says Stan
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