Scared by high-carb Halloween treats? Feast on these yummy pumpkin cookies instead!Ingredients
1 cooking spray
2 cups sugar
1 cup unsweetened applesauce
2 eggs, beaten
4 cups flour, all purpose, white, bleached, enriched, baked value sifted
2 cups whole wheat flour
1/4 tsp salt
1 tsp baking soda
3 tbsp pumpkin pie spice
2 cups pumpkin, canned, unsalted (or thick cooked)
1 cup chopped pecans (or any other nuts)
Using an electric mixer, blend sugar and apple sauce, add eggs.
In a separate bowl, stir together flours, salt, soda, and spice.
Mix dry ingredients into creamed mixture alternately with the pumpkin. Add nuts.
Form into two logs, wrap in waxed paper, and chill thoroughly in refrigerator until dough is stiff. (This will be several hours or overnight).
Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Spray baking sheets with cooking spray.
Slice dough thin, about 1/8-inch, and bake for 10 to 12 minutes. Remove promptly to cooling rack. Cookies will be thin, light, and crisp. Browning is not easily seen.
- Calories 43.3
- Total Carbs 8.2 g
- Dietary Fiber 0.7 g
- Sugars 3 g
- Total Fat 1 g
- Saturated Fat 0.1 g
- Unsaturated Fat 0.9 g
- Potassium 30.4 mg
- Protein 1 g
- Sodium 18.9 mg
- Dietary Exchanges
- 1/4 Starch