Healthier Than Candy Pumpkin Cookies

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Crystal Schlueter

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@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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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! The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
24
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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  • 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

How to Make Healthier Than Candy Pumpkin Cookies

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.

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About Healthier Than Candy Pumpkin Cookies

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




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