Molasses Pumpkin Cookies
Recipe type: Cookie
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Serves: 4 dozen
Spicy Molasses Pumpkin Cookies with just a hint of pumpkin, makes these cookies stay soft and moist.
  • 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
  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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