October 21, 2012

Pumpkin Spice Cookies

This weekend mom & I went on a baking spree and made some autumn inspired treats. To start, we made some fabulous pumpkin spice cookies.

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  1 cup canned pumpkin
  1 cup white sugar
  1/2 cup vegetable oil
  1 egg
  2 cups all-purpose flour
  2 teaspoons baking powder
  2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  1/2 teaspoon salt
  1 teaspoon baking soda
  1 teaspoon milk
  1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  2 cups semisweet chocolate chips

  1. In a blender combine pumpkin, sugar, vegetable oil, and egg. Mix together until completely mixed.

  2. In separate small bowl, dissolve the baking soda with the milk and stir in. Add flour mixture to pumpkin mixture and mix well. Add to pumpkin mixture.

  3. In a separate bowl, stir together flour, baking powder, ground cinnamon, and salt. Slowly add to pumpkin mixture. 

  4. Add vanilla, chocolate chips

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Drop by spoonful on greased cookie sheet and bake at 350 degrees F for approximately 10 minutes or until lightly brown and firm. Taste, and enjoy!

Eastsider Diaries, pumpkin spice cookies
Eastsider Diaries, pumpkin spice cookies
Eastsider Diaries, pumpkin spice cookies
Eastsider Diaries, pumpkin spice cookies

Well since we had extra pumpkin mix, we decided to make some mini pumpkin pies! Super easy- just find a pie dough recipe and mix up the pumpkin mixture like you're making pumpkin pie. Find a little muffin tray and you're all set! 

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Then of course we had extra pie dough... 
SO we made mini cinnamon rolls 

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Needless to say it was quite a tasty weekend on the Eastside!

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Happy October 

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