Pumpkin and Cream Cheese Cookies

Pumpkin and Cream Cheese Cookies

Tags: Cookies, Dessert/Sweets

  • Prep Time: 30 min
  • Cook Time: 12 min
  • Ready Time: 90 min
  • Yield: 3 dozen

Ingredients

  • 1 (17.5 oz.) package Pillsbury® Perfectly Pumpkin Cookie Mix
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened*
  • 1 large egg
  • 2/3 cup Pillsbury® Creamy Supreme® Cream Cheese Flavored Frosting
  • Ground cinnamon or pumpkin pie spice

Preparation Directions

  • HEAT oven to 375°F.
  • COMBINE cookie mix, softened butter and egg in medium bowl. Mix with spoon until soft dough is formed. Drop by rounded teaspoons on cookie sheet 2 inches apart.
  • BAKE 8 to 10 minutes or until edges are light golden brown. Cool on cookie sheet 2 minutes. Transfer to wire rack. Cool completely.
  • PLACE frosting into corner of 1-quart heavy-duty resealable plastic bag. Cut small corner off bag. Drizzle over cooled cookies. Sprinkle with ground cinnamon or pumpkin pie spice.
  • TIP * To soften butter: Heat unwrapped butter in microwave 10 to 15 seconds.
  • TIP A cake decorating bag with tip #4 may be used instead of the plastic bag.

VARIATION

  • LATTICE DESIGN: Make 3 lines of frosting evenly spaced on top of cookie. Rotate cookie slightly counter clockwise. Make 3 or 4 lines at an angle over top of first lines to form diamond pattern. Sprinkle with ground cinnamon or pumpkin pie spice.

Nutritional Information Per Serving

Serving Size (1 cookie of 36), Calories 100 (Calories from Fat 40), Total Fat 4.5g (Saturated Fat 2g, Trans Fat 0g), Cholesterol 10mg, Sodium 95mg, Total Carbohydrate 15g (Dietary Fiber 0g, Sugars 10g), Protein 1g; Percent Daily Value*: Vitamin A 2%, Vitamin C 0%, Calcium 0%, Iron 2%.

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Rated 4 out of 5 by 2 reviewers.
Rated 3 out of 5 by soft I wish these had more pumpkin flavor I was thinking about next time adding some pumpkin puree to the mix. November 7, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by Wonderful Cookies My family loved them so much that I couldn't keep up. They began eating them as soon as they came out of the oven. The house smelled wonderful for hours. September 2, 2012
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