Pumpkin Orange Cookies

Pumpkin Orange Cookies

Prep:
15 mins
Cooking:
12 mins
Level:
Easy
Cooling:
15 mins
Yields:
4 dozen cookies

These moist, pumpkin-flavored cookies are drizzled with an orange glaze for a tasty finishing touch.

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) butter or margarine, softened
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 can (15 ounces) LIBBY'S® 100% Pure Pumpkin
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 tablespoons orange juice
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange peel
  • 1/2 cup chopped nuts (optional)
  • Orange glaze (recipe follows)

Directions

PREHEAT oven to 375° F.

COMBINE flour, baking soda and salt in medium bowl. Combine butter, granulated sugar and brown sugar in large mixer bowl; beat until creamy. Add pumpkin, egg, orange juice and orange peel; beat until combined. Gradually add flour mixture; beat until combined. Stir in nuts. Drop dough by rounded teaspoon onto ungreased baking sheets.

BAKE for 12 to 14 minutes or until edges are set. Remove to wire racks to cool completely. Spread each cookie with about 1/2 teaspoon Orange Glaze.

FOR ORANGE GLAZE:
COMBINE
1 1/2 cups sifted powdered sugar, 2 to 3 tablespoons orange juice and 1/2 teaspoon grated orange peel in medium bowl until smooth.

Baker's Comments

Nutritional Information

  • Serving Size
    1/4 dozen cookies of recipe
  • Calories 100
  • Calories from Fat 35

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

% Daily Value *

  • Total Fat 4g 6%
  • Saturated Fat 2.5g 12%
  • Cholesterol 15mg 5%
  • Sodium 65mg 3%
  • Carbohydrates 16g 5%
  • Dietary Fiber .6g 2%
  • Sugars 10g
  • Protein 1g
  • Vitamin A 30%
  • Vitamin C 2%
  • Calcium 0%
  • Iron 2%

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