Spicy Pumpkin Cookies Recipe

Spicy Pumpkin Cookies Description

The secret to this spicy pumpkin cookies recipe – Ginger and a few other ingredients adds a spicy zip to these cookies.

Yields: About 2 and 1/2 dozen.


1 /4 cupSoft Butter or Margarine
1/2 cupLight Brown Sugar
1/2 cupCooked, strained Pumpkin(or canned)
1/2 cupRaisins
1/2 cupChopped Almonds(or Walnuts)
2 teaspoonsBaking Powder
1 teaspoonCinnamon
1/4 teaspoonGinger
1/4 teaspoonNutmeg
1/4 teaspoonSalt
1/4 cupDiced, Candied Orange Peel

Spicy Pumpkin Cookies Recipe Directions:

  1. Pre-heat oven to 350° F.
  2. Sift flour with Baking Powder, Cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg and salt and set aside.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, beat butter and sugar until fluffy.
  4. Beat in egg and pumpkin.
  5. Stir in flour mixture.
  6. Add in nuts, orange peel and raisins, mixing well.
  7. Drop rounded teaspoonful of dough onto a cookie sheet.
  8. Flatten slightly with spoon.
  9. Make 20 minutes.

Serving Tips and Suggestions:

  • Sprinkle lightly with Confectionery sugar.
  • Add candy sprinkles before baking.

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