Halloween Pumpkin Cut Out Cookies
  • Cooking Time: 12 min
  • Servings: 4 Dozen
  • Preparation Time: 60 min
  • 1/2 Cup Butter
  • 2/3 Cup White Sugar
  • 2/3 Cup Brown Sugar
  • 1-15 Ounce Can Pumpkin
  • 1 Egg
  • 1 Tsp. Vanilla
  • 4 Cups All Purpose Flour
  • 1 Tsp. Baking Powder
  • 1 Tsp. Baking Soda
  • 1 Tsp. Cinnamon
  • 1 Tsp. Ginger
  • 1/2 Tsp. Nutmeg
  • 1/2 Tsp. Cloves
  • Colored Sugars for decoration (optional)
  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees.  Combine butter, sugars, pumpkin, egg and vanilla in a large bowl.  Beat well.
  2. Add flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg and cloves.  Beat well.  Wrap dough in plastic wrap and place in refrigerator overnight or in the freezer for 30 minutes.
  3. On a lightly floured surface, roll dough to 1/4 inch thickness and cut out with Halloween cookie cutters.  Place on greased baking sheets.  Decorate with colored sugars and sprinkles.  Bake at 350 degrees for 10 to 12 minutes or until edges are lightly browned.
  4. Remove to rack and let cool completely.
  5. 4 Dozen
Halloween is just around the corner! These pumpkin cut out cookies are perfect for school and Halloween parties for all those hungry little goblins! Not only are they delicious and flavorful with pumpkin, nutmeg, cloves and ginger, but they are as much fun to make as they are to eat! Fast and easy, prepare the dough a day in advance and let chill in the fridge overnight or place in freezer for about 30 minutes to make rolling out and cookie cutting easy! Decorate, bake and eat! These store and freeze well. This recipe makes 4 dozen cookies.