halloween pumpkin cookies
Halloween Pumpkin Cookies
Prep Time
12 mins
Cook Time
18 mins
Total Time
30 mins
 
A light and crumbly pumpkin spiced cookie recipe.
Course: Biscuits/Cookies
Cuisine: American
Keyword: halloween pumpkin cookies
Servings: 24
Author: Laura Scott
Ingredients
  • 100 g Cooked mashed pumpkin/canned pumpkin puree
  • 150 g Plain flour
  • 50 g Spelt flour
  • 1 tsp Baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp Bicarbonate of soda
  • 1 tsp Ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp Vanilla extract
  • Pinch of sea salt
  • 50 g Unsalted butter cubed
  • 50 g Caster sugar
  • 1 Medium egg
  • Glace icing for decorating
Instructions
  1. Pre -heat the oven to 160 degrees,

  2. Peel, chop and cook your pumpkin chunks in the microwave for 5 minutes with a splash of water and covered in cling film,

  3. Measure the flours, baking powder, bicarb, salt, cinnamon, vanilla and butter into a large mixing bowl and rub with your fingers until the mixture resembles small crumbs,

  4. Add in the egg and the pumpkin and stir to form a slightly damp dough, adding a little more flour if the mix is too wet

  5. Place the ball of dough in the fridge for 30 minutes to chill,

  6. Dust the work surface liberally with flour and roll out the cookies until they are quite thin then cut our into medium sized circles. You will need to keep dusting the work surface to prevent the dough from sticking,

  7. Place the cookies onto two baking trays and bake for 18 minutes,

  8. Place cookies on a wire rack until completely cool ad then drizzle with orange or red glace icing.

Recipe Notes

Glace icing is simply icing sugar combined with a small amount of water. See the packet for full instructions.