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Spicy Pumpkin Cookies

Russ Myers


This recipe was a perfect replica of the cookies from my childhood, with the added bonus of being homemade!


★★★★★ 1 vote

2 1/2 Dozen
20 Min
10 Min


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1 pkg
yellow cake mix
1 tsp
1 tsp
1 c
canned solid pack pumpkin (not pumpkin pie mix)
1/4 c
butter, softened
1/2 c
raisins, if desired
container vanilla ready-to-spread frosting

How to Make Spicy Pumpkin Cookies


  • 1Heat oven to 375 degrees F

    Stir cake mix (dry), cinnamon and nutmeg in large bowl. Mix in canned pumpkin and butter until well blended. Stir in raisins.

    Drop dough by generous tablespoonfuls about 2-inches apart onto cookie sheet.
  • 2Bake 11 to 12 minutes or until set and light golden brown around edges. Cool 1 to 2 minutes. Remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.

    Top with frosting.

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About Spicy Pumpkin Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Heirloom

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