September 20, 2011

Pumpkin Spice Cookies

Here's my first Halloween recipe of the year! Halloween is by far my favourite holiday i love everything about it the smells,the food,cool weather,dark colours,the cozy clothes i could go on. I used my carrot cake recipe for the cookies but if you are in hurry and not into making your own you can also buy a box of carrot cake at the store same goes with the icing. I will be doing more Halloween recipes for the next 5 weeks I've noticed i didn't do much last year at all! 

( 1 cookie)Calories 160,Carbs 27,Fat 2,Sugar 19,protein 1 (WW points 3 WW plus points 4)

 For the cookies

1-3/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
2 teaspoons baking powder
2 teaspoons cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon salt
1-1/2 cups brown sugar, firmly packed
3/4 cup pumpkin puree
3 eggs
1 cup raisins, soaked in water for 15 minutes, and drained
1 cup (about 2 large) finely grated carrots 

Preheat oven to 350 F.

In a large mixing bowl, whisk together flour, baking soda, baking powder, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt. Set aside.

In a smaller bowl, beat brown sugar, pumpkin puree, and eggs until well-combined.

Add egg mixture to flour mixture and mix well. Stir in, raisins, and carrots. Mix until evenly distributed.

drop dough by rounded tablespoons on baking sheet bake for 11-14 mins or until puffed in the middle.

Cream Cheese Icing-

8 ounces cream cheese, at room temperature
1 cup confectioners' sugar
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

Beat cream cheese and confectioners' sugar until smooth. Spread on cooled cake. Sprinkle with 1/2 cup walnuts and press gently into frosting.
Using piping bag or Ziploc bag pipe icing into cooled cookies then stick a little candy corn pumpkin on top. or you can use Halloween themed Kisses they didn't have any at the store or i would of used those!

I found this cute platter at goodwill this summer i knew i would use it at some point! i love it!


  1. I love how you decorated these delicious cookies! So adorable!

  2. Found this on foodgawker. I love the recipe, thanks! I also really enjoy that you've included WW. I was wondering if the serving size is just one cookie? or more? Thanks

  3. These are so adorable!
    I can't wait to see all of your Halloween recipes. :)

  4. Hello! I was wondering, how many cookies are in each batch? Thank you :)


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