Molasses Pumpkin Cookies

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molasses pumpkin cookies recipe

Molasses Pumpkin Cookies

Spray your baking sheet really well if you aren’t using parchment or silpat, they really want to stick to the cookie sheet.

molasses pumpkin cookies recipe

Molasses Pumpkin Cookies

Prep Time: 4 hours, 15 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Yield: 4 dozen

Spicy Molasses Pumpkin Cookies with just a hint of pumpkin, makes these cookies stay soft and moist.

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup butter, softened
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 3/4 cup pure pumpkin
  • 1/2 cup molasses
  • 2 teaspoons vinegar
  • 1 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 4 cups flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • Frosting
  • 1 1/3 cups white chocolate chips
  • 3 - 4 tablespoons heavy cream

Instructions

  1. In a mixer bowl, combine the sugar and butter and beat until light.
  2. Add the eggs, pumpkin, molasses and vinegar. Beat with a mixer until well combined.
  3. Add the flour, spices, salt and baking soda. Mix in until thoroughly combined. Refrigerate for at least 4 hours or overnight.
  4. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line your baking pans with parchment, silpat or spray really well. Scoop using small scoop onto baking pan.
  5. Bake for 10 - 13 minutes or until center of cookie springs back when lightly touched. Remove to a wire rack to cool.
  6. Frosting
  7. Add white chocolate to a small bowl with 2 tablespoons of the heavy cream. Heat in a micro-wave for about 1 minute 30 seconds. Stir once while heating and watch carefully. If not thin enough to drip off of a fork add more of the heavy cream. Reheat to blend in cream. Splat with a fork over the top of cookies. Let dry before storing in an airtight container.
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Comments

  1. says

    I liked these so much I had to pin them twice so I can easily find them! Thanks for posting on Four Seasons Blog Hop! Sandra from Scrumptilicious 4 You!

  2. says

    OH YUM!!! What a great recipe—thanks so much for sharing! Have you linked up with my Homemaking Party this week? If not, please head over and do so. I’d love to share this recipe with my readers!

    Blessings,
    Sarah

  3. says

    These cookies look so good. I’ve never had a pumpkin cookie so I’m going to try making them. Thanks so much for linking up to Thriving on Thursdays. I’m featuring this at tomorrow’s party.

    Anne xx

  4. says

    I love pumpkin! And I love gingerbread, and these cookies look like the perfect marriage of the two. Thank you so much for linking these up! You are a Featured Sweet!

    • Mary Ellen says

      Thanks Krista for the feature! I appreciate it. I came over and linked up some new recipes. Have a great weekend!

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