Chocolate Pumpkin Cookies

tasty fall cookies
Tasty fall cookies
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Ingredients

For cookies:
1 cup Sugar
1 cup Shortening
1 cup Canned pumpkin
1 Eggs
1 tsp Vanilla extract
2 cups All-purpose flour
1 tsp Baking soda
½ tsp Salt
1 tsp Cinnamon
1 cup Chocolate chips semi-sweet
For brown sugar glaze:
½ cup Brown sugar packed
3 tbsp Butter
3 tbsp Milk
1½ cups Powdered sugar

Nutritional information

243
calories
12,4g
fat
31,9g
carbohydrates
2g
protein
12mg
cholesterol
123mg
sodium
Ingredients
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Chocolate Pumpkin Cookies

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These Chocolate Pumpkin Cookies literally taste like fall. There is only one time of the year that I can eat cinnamon and that is fall leading up to Christmas, so when the season comes, I eat as much of it as I can! These cookies make perfect use of the earthy spice!

I start by making cookie dough with canned pumpkin. Then I fold in chocolate chips. I drop tablespoonfuls of the dough onto baking sheets and bake in the oven. Once cooked, I remove them from the oven and make a brown sugar glaze while the cookies cool. To make the glaze, mix brown sugar, butter and milk in a small saucepan. Bring the mixture to a boil. Then remove from the heat and add powdered sugar. Beat with an electric mixer until smooth. Drizzle the glaze over the cookies and enjoy!

To make Chocolate Pumpkin Cookies, you will need the following ingredients:

Ingridiens for Chocolate Pumpkin Cookies

Steps to make Chocolate Pumpkin Cookies

1

Heat oven and set baking sheets aside

5

Preheat the oven to 350 °F. Set 2 ungreased baking sheets to one side.

2

Mix wet ingredients

3

Beat 1 cup sugar and 1 cup shortening together using an electric mixer. Once creamy, add 1 cup of canned pumpkin, 1 egg, and 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract and continue beating until fully blended.

3

Mix dry ingredients

1

In a separate bowl, combine 2 cups of all-purpose flour, 1 teaspoon of baking soda, ½ teaspoon of salt, and 1 teaspoon of cinnamon.

4

Combine wet and dry ingredients and add chocolate chips

2

Gradually add the dry ingredients to the shortening mixture and mix well. Fold in 1 cup of chocolate chips.

5

Bake

20

Drop tablespoonfuls of the cookie dough onto the ungreased baking sheets. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes. Remove from the oven and leave to cool.

6

Make glaze

2

Combine ½ a cup of brown sugar with 3 tablespoons of butter and 3 tablespoons milk in a small saucepan. Bring mixture to a boil over medium heat and simmer for 2 minutes. Remove from the heat and add 1½ cups of powdered sugar. Use an electric mixer to beat the glaze at medium speed until smooth.

7

Glaze the cookies

2

Drizzle the glaze over the cookies.

8

Serve

Serve with glasses of milk or mugs of strong coffee!

These Chocolate Pumpkin Cookies taste like fall. Not only are they delicious, they are very easy to make too! Please remember to tag #CookMeRecipes if you make these delicious cookies!

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Total Reviews: 1
Athina

Pumpkin cookies are my favourite fall cookies!

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