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Soft Pumpkin Cookies Recipe

Soft Pumpkin Cookies

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"This is a recipe my aunt made every year. I so enjoyed the soft and tasty treat! Enjoy"

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Original recipe makes 1 dozen Change Servings


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  2. Cream together sugar and butter. Add egg, vanilla, pumpkin and walnuts.
  3. Stir in flour, baking powder and salt; mix well.
  4. Drop by the tablespoon on cookie sheet and bake for 15 minutes.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Nov 07, 2006

I made these cookies (minus the walnuts) and my roommates all thought they were simply the best.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Feb 10, 2003

I thought that these cookies were kind of bland even after I added cinnamon and nutmeg. I also put chocolate sprinkles on the tops. The cookies were kind of chewy, not a good chewy but a tough chewy. I won't make these again. It would be a better use of my pumpkin to make bread or pie.


44 Ratings

Jul 07, 2003

These cookies are soft and cake-like. I added raisins instead of walnuts but if you added both it might add more flavor to the cookie. They were on the milder side instead of a spicy pumpkin cookie.

Nov 14, 2006

way too much flour, very gummy, was hoping for little pumpkin pie tasting cookies, but these are awful.

Dec 13, 2005

Not tasty at all. Very disappointing. My daughter & I had more fun gathering the ingredients & mixing than the outcome. Doughy-yet chewy. Bland-yet combined correctly. We will look for other recipes to try.

Nov 21, 2002

this recipe is good for a healthy treat but the texture is more cake/muffin like than like a cookie. If you are looking for a "real" cookie you will be dissapointed with this recipe. I am sort of a health nut so I like them but I am not sure many other people would. They are very low in saturated fat though and the taste is pretty good so I will probably make them again-I just wouldn't take them to any parties or anything.

Jan 19, 2008

Yuck! Added 1 tsp pumpkin pie spice and 1/4 tsp. cinnamon, so the flavor of the dough was all right. However, these were gross. Once baked, these "cookies" develop a rubbery outside and doughy, unpleasant inside.

Jul 24, 2005

not very impressive, too soft and muffin- like. Would've been better if they were a little thinner.


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  • Calories
  • 192 kcal
  • 10%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 34.4 g
  • 11%
  • Cholesterol
  • 18 mg
  • 6%
  • Fat
  • 4.8 g
  • 7%
  • Fiber
  • 1.1 g
  • 4%
  • Protein
  • 3.6 g
  • 7%
  • Sodium
  • 151 mg
  • 6%

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

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