Healthier Than Candy Pumpkin Cookies

Crystal Schlueter

By
@crystalschlu

I made these cookies for a friend's children, as they aren't allowed to eat candy or anything too unhealthy. The kids loved them and my friend approved! You can use canned cream cheese or sugar free frosting, or make a home made cream cheese frosting with reduced fat cream cheese.


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Comments:

Serves:

24

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Method:

Bake

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Notes from the Test Kitchen:
These yummy treats are super moist and delicious. They're so good, kiddos won't miss the candy. And adults can sneak a few too. I had extra cream cheese frosting so topped them with that and the flavor combination was fabulous. I highly recommend these!

Ingredients

18 1/4 oz
boxed spice cake mix
15 oz
pumpkin puree (not pie filling)
2 large
egg whites
1 c
quick cooking oatmeal
1 c
frosting of your choice
festive sprinkles

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Lightly spray a large cookie sheet with cooking spray.
2
In a large bowl stir together the cake mix, pumpkin, egg whites, and oatmeal until combined. Drop heaping tablespoonfuls of batter onto the prepared pan.
3
Bake cookies for 8-10 minutes or until slightly firm yet cake like when gently pressed. Cool on wire racks.
4
Once cookies are cooled completely, frost cookies and decorate with sprinkles. Makes about 24 cookies.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Collection: Halloween Treats
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy