Recipe:Pumpkin Walnut Cookie

Pumpkin Walnut Cookie Recipe

It is November so I am working on new holiday cookie recipes and these pumpkin walnut cookies will be a hit for your family. They are also lower in sugar then most of my recipes for I used Swerve sweetener in them.

I love to bake but I am also very aware that we should be watching how much sugar we have in our diets. Gluten free flours have a higher carb content then regular white flour so I am looking for ways to cut back a bit on the sugar in my recipes.

Pumpkin Walnut Cookie Recipe

While I am trying to cut back the sugar in my recipes I am not cutting back on taste or quality.

No one will know that these gluten free cookies are a bit healthier version.

In fact, I am sure everyone will be asking for 2 or 3 of these cookies.

Pumpkin Walnut Cookie Recipe
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Recipe:Pumpkin Walnut Cookie

Pumpkin Walnut Cookie Recipe

A pumpkin cookie that has a sweet brown sugar icing on top.

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Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper or silpat liner.
  3. In a stand mixer add the butter and sweeteners and mix. Add the egg and pumpkin purée and beat. Scrape sides of bowl and beat again.
  4. Add the baking powder, soda, spices and gluten free flour.
  5. Beat on low speed until batter is smooth.
  6. Stir in walnuts.
  7. Use an ice cream scoop to drop batter onto lined pan.
  8. Bake in oven for 11-13 minutes.
  9. Remove and cool.
  10. Icing- in saucepan add butter and brown sugar and heat until melted.
  11. Remove from heat. Add vanilla and whisk well. Add icing sugar and whisk.
  12. Use a spoon to add a dollop of icing onto each cookie. Sprinkle with a bit of walnuts.
  13. Enjoy!

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