Glazed Pumpkin Cookies

Great cookies for Fall! My friend Amanda shared this recipe with me. I changed it around a little bit (to make the cookies healthier). It makes really delicious cookies.

Pumpkin Cookies!

2 ½ cups white whole wheat flour
1 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. baking soda
2 tsp. cinnamon
½ tsp. nutmeg
¼ tsp. ginger
¼ tsp. allspice
½ cup butter substitute (Smart Balance) or butter
¾ cups white sugar
½ cup brown sugar
1 can of organic pumpkin puree
3 tbsp. egg white
1 tsp. vanilla

1 cup confectioners’ sugar
2 tbsp. milk
½ tbsp. melted butter substitute (Smart Balance) or butter
1 tsp. vanilla

Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

1) Combine all dry ingredients. Set aside.

2) In a medium bowl, cream together the butter, white and brown sugar. Add the pumpkin, egg whites and vanilla and beat until creamy.

3) Mix in the dry ingredients. Drop on cookie sheet by tablespoonfuls and flatten slightly.

4) Bake for 15-20 minutes in 375 degree oven.

5) Cool slightly. Mix together glaze ingredients and drizzle glaze on cookies.

Makes about 3 dozen. They freeze well.


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