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Minnesota State University, Mankato

Minnesota State University, Mankato
Employee Wellness @ Work

Cookbook - Bread and Desserts

Page address: http://www.mnsu.edu/wellness/cookbook/desserts/pumpkincookies/

Pumpkin Cookies

  • 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour*
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp salt*
  • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar*
  • 1/2 cup butter (1 stick), softened*
  • 1 can Libby’s pumpkin puree
  • 1 large egg*
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 to 2 cups of dark chocolate chips*

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. Mix ingredients. Bake for 15 to 18 minutes.

*Substitute whole-wheat flour for half of the called for flour. Replace salt with no-sodium product. Try using a sugar substitute such as honey or name-brand substitute. Use a trans-fat free butter substitute or try using a fruit puree or other baking substitute. Replace eggs with an egg substitute. Try using organic or dark chocolate baking chips.