Pumpkin Orange Cookies Recipe


  • 1 Egg
  • tsp Salt
  • 2 cups Four
  • Orange glaze
  • cup Brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp Orange juice
  • 1 3/4 cans Pumpkin
  • cup chopped Nuts
  • tsp Baking powder
  • 1 cup Butter, softened
  • 1 cup granulated Sugar
  • 1 tsp grated orange peel


  1. Preheat oven to 375F.
  2. Combine flour, baking soda and salt in medium bowl.
  3. Combine butter, granulated sugar and brown sugar in large mixer bowl; beat until creamy.
  4. Add egg, pumpkin, orange juice and orange peel; beat until combined.
  5. Gradually add flour mixture; beat until combined. Stir in nuts. Drop dough by rounded teaspoon onto ungreased baking sheets.
  6. Bake for 12 to 14 minutes or until edges are set. Remove to wire racks to cool completely. Spread each cookie with about half a teaspoon of orange Glaze.
  7. For Orange Glaze combine one and a half cup powdered sugar, 3 tbsp orange juice and half teaspoon of grated orange peel in medium bowl until smooth.

Tip: To test for doneness in cakes, quick breads and bar cookies, use a toothpick inserted in the center. The toothpick should come out clean and dry, or have only a few crumbs clinging.

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