Back to Readers' Favorite Recipes Pumpkin Spice Cookies


1/2 cup margarine, softened
9 teaspoons Equal® Measure or 30 packets Equal® sweetener or 1 1/4 cups Equal® Spoonful
1 cup canned pumpkin
1 teaspoon orange extract
1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
3/4 cup whole wheat flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
1/2 cup reduced-fat sour cream
1/2 cup raisins, finely chopped
2 teaspoons grated orange rind
1/4 cup chopped pecans
4 Tablespoons Equal® Measure or 40 packets Equal® sweetener or 1 2/3 cups Equal® Spoonful
2-3 Tablespoons skim milk or orange juice
Ground cinnamon


Beat margarine and 9 teaspoons Equal® Measure until fluffy in large bowl; beat in pumpkin and orange extract. Mix in combined flours, baking soda, salt and spices alternately with sour cream. Mix in raisins, orange rind and pecans.

Spoon batter by heaping teaspoons onto greased cookie sheets. Bake cookies in preheated 375 degree F oven until browned, 10 to 12 minutes. Mix 4 Tablespoons Equal® Measure with enough warm milk to make a thin glaze consistency; brush lightly on warm cookies and sprinkle with cinnamon. cool on wire racks.

Nutritional Information

Serving size: 1 cookie
Yield: 48 cookies
Exchanges: 1/2 Bread, 1/2 Fat
Nutrition: 56 Calories, 1 g Protein, 7 g Carbohydrate, 3 g Fat

Equal® Sweetener and NutraSweet® brand sweetener are registered trademarks of The Nutraweet Company. Recipe used with permission.

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Last Updated: Tuesday August 29, 2006 19:43:54
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