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Peanut Butter Pumpkin Cookies

peanut butter pumpkin cookies Dessert
Peanut Butter Pumpkin Cookies
  • Prep 60 min
  • Total 60 min
  • Ingredients 5
  • Servings 28

The trick to these easy treats? Refrigerated cookie dough, colored sugar, and a bit of pretzel. MORE+ LESS-

Updated September 17, 2020
Pillsbury™ Cookie Dough
Make with
Pillsbury™ Cookie Dough

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

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  • 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. (DO NOT EAT RAW COOKIE DOUGH AFTER COMBINING WITH EGG YOLK AND FLOUR.)
  • 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 Facts

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%
Potassium
0mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
13g
4%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
8g
Protein
1g
% 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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