Making Pumpkin Spice Cookies For Santa
Posted on 14 December 2016
Pumpkin Spice Cookies
2 cups flour, 1 teaspoon baking powder, 1/2 teaspoon baking soda, 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon, 1/2 teaspoons salt, 1/2 teaspoon ground allspice, 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger, 1 cup butter(salted), softened, 1 cup sugar, 1 cup canned pumpkin, 1 large egg, 1 teaspoon vanilla, 1 cup chopped pecans, 1 cup dried cranberries
Preheat oven to 375 degrees
In a medium mixing bowl, combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, salt, allspice and ginger. In the bowl of an electric mixer at medium speed, cream together butter and sugar until light and fluffy, scraping down sides of the bowl once or twice. Add pumpkin, egg and vanilla; beat for 1 minute. Gradually add flour mixture, beating at low speed until well combined, stir in chopped nuts and cranberries. Drop by large tablespoons onto ungreased baking sheets lined with parchment paper, flatten lightly using the back of a spoon or spatula. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until golden gown. Remove from oven and let stand for 1 minute before removing with a spatula to a wire rack to cool. Store in an airtight container. May be frozen up to 3 months. Leave some for Santa~ENJOY!!!!