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Peanut Butter Pumpkin Cookies

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  15 reviews
  • 60 min prep time
  • 60 min total time
  • 5 ingredients
  • 28 servings
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The trick to these easy treats? Refrigerated cookie dough, colored sugar, and a bit of pretzel.

Ingredients

1
roll (16.5 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated peanut butter cookies
1
egg yolk
1/2
cup all-purpose flour
1/3
cup orange decorator sugar crystals
14
twisted butter-flavor pretzel sticks, broken in half

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray cookie sheets with cooking spray. In medium bowl, stir cookie dough, egg yolk and flour until well mixed.
  • 2 Pour sugar crystals into small bowl. Shape dough into 28 (1-inch) balls; roll in sugar crystals. Insert 1 pretzel piece into each ball for pumpkin stem. Using toothpick or tip of teaspoon, make lines around sides for pumpkin ridges. Place balls 2 inches apart on cookie sheets.
  • 3 Bake 9 to 11 minutes or just until set in center when touched with fingertip. Cool 2 minutes; remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks. Cool completely, about 10 minutes.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray cookie sheets with cooking spray. In medium bowl, stir cookie dough, egg yolk and flour until well mixed.
  • 2 Pour sugar crystals into small bowl. Shape dough into 28 (1-inch) balls; roll in sugar crystals. Insert 1 pretzel piece into each ball for pumpkin stem. Using toothpick or tip of teaspoon, make lines around sides for pumpkin ridges. Place balls 2 inches apart on cookie sheets.
  • 3 Bake 9 to 11 minutes or just until set in center when touched with fingertip. Cool 2 minutes; remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks. Cool completely, about 10 minutes.

Expert Tips

Look for decorator sugar crystals in the gourmet section of supermarkets or in cake-decorating supply stores.

Tint flaked coconut by tossing it with a drops of diluted green food color. Sprinkle the green coconut on a platter to represent grass, and arrange the pumpkins on top.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
90
Calories from Fat
30
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3 1/2g
6%
Saturated Fat
1g
5%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
10mg
3%
Sodium
80mg
3%
Total Carbohydrate
13g
4%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
8g
8%
Protein
1g
1%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 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; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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