Spicy Pumpkin Cookies

Spicy Pumpkin Cookies

The spicy aroma of home-baked cookies makes it almost impossible to not eat them warm from the oven. So, if you end up with extra frosting you'll know why.

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box Betty Crocker® SuperMoist® yellow cake mix
teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
cup canned pumpkin (not pumpkin pie mix)
cup butter or margarine, softened
cup raisins, if desired
cup Betty Crocker® Rich & Creamy vanilla frosting
  1. Heat oven to 375°F (350°F for dark or nonstick pans). Lightly grease or spray cookie sheet.
  2. In large bowl, beat cake mix, pumpkin pie spice, pumpkin and butter with electric mixer on low speed 1 minute. Stir in raisins.
  3. On cookie sheet, drop dough by generous tablespoonfuls 2 inches apart.
  4. Bake 10 to 13 minutes or until set and light golden brown around edges. Cool 1 to 2 minutes; remove from cookie sheet to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 30 minutes. Frost with frosting. Store loosely covered.
Makes 2 dozen cookies
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
If pumpkin pie spice isn't handy, use 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon, 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg and 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger instead.
You can add 1/2 cup chopped pecans or walnuts.
Sprinkle the tops of the frosted cookies with pumpkin pie spice or ground nutmeg for an extra flavor boost and a special look.
In place of the butter, you can use 1/4 cup vegetable oil.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Cookie)
  • Calories 130
    • (Calories from Fat 40),
  • Total Fat 4 1/2g
    • (Saturated Fat 2g,
    • Trans Fat 1/2g),
  • Cholesterol 5mg;
  • Sodium 170mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 24g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 15g),
  • Protein 0g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    • 0 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.