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Pumpkin Spice Jack O' Lantern Cookies

Samina.Tapia's picture
Ingredients
For cookies
  Yellow cake mix 12 Ounce (1 Package)
  Quick cooking rolled oats 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Pumpkin pie spice 2 Teaspoon
  Canned cooked mashed pumpkin 16 Ounce (1 Can / 2 Cups)
  Margarine/Butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), softened
  Egg 1
For frosting
  Vanilla frosting 12 Ounce (1 Container)
  Green food color 3 Drop
  Red food coloring 5 Drop
  Yellow food color 5 Drop
  Assorted candies 1 Tablespoon
Directions

Heat oven to 350°F.
Lightly grease cookie sheets.
In large bowl, combine all cookie ingredients; stir until well blended.
Drop dough by 1/4 cupfuls 3 inches apart onto prepared cookie sheets.
Using back of spoon, spread into 3-inch round pumpkin shape with stem.
Bake at 350°F. for 14 to 20 minutes or until edges are light golden brown.
Immediately remove from cookie sheets; cool completely.
In small bowl, place 1/3 of frosting.
Add green food coloring; mix well.
Spread on stems of cookie pumpkins.
To remaining frosting, add red and yellow food coloring; mix well.
Spread over pumpkin portion of cookies.
Decorate, using assorted candies for mouth, eyes and nose.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Occasion: 
Thanksgiving
Ingredient: 
Pumpkin
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes

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9 Comments

Anonymous's picture
This is a super quick no hassel receipe... Thanks for sharing
sumer's picture
These cookies r so easy to make ! Wow!
epicure's picture
How cute! I really love the name :)
Shilpa222's picture
mashed pumpkin as an ingredient for cookies..amazing!
Samis.Foodisms's picture
Im sure kids will love this recipe! A good give away for Trick-or-Treat!
colorfulcandies's picture
great read
Anonymous's picture
Nice name...........different name for a cookie.....anyways even using pumpkin in cookies is unusual....never heard of it........cool thanx foe sharing.
Gossip.Goddess's picture
would it be time consuming?
chockyfoodie's picture
I am waiting for the Halloween season to try out this recipe.