Pumpkin Spice Cookies
Reduced calorie pumpkin spice cookies.
1/2 cup margarine, softened
9 teaspoons Equal® for Recipes or 30 packets Equal® Sweetener or 1 1/4 cups Equal® Spoonful™
1 cup canned pumpkin
1 teaspoon orange extract
1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
3/4 cup whole wheat flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
1/2 teaspoon cloves
1/2 cup reduced-fat sour cream
1/2 cup raisins, finely chopped
2 teaspoons grated orange rind
1/4 cup chopped pecans
2 tablespoons Equal® for Recipes or 20 packets Equal® Sweetener or 3/4 cup plus 4 teaspoons Equal® Spoonful™
Warm skim milk or water
- Beat margarine and 9 teaspoons Equal® for Recipes or 30 packets or 1 1/4 cups Equal® Spoonful™ until fluffy in large bowl; beat in pumpkin and orange extract.
- Mix in combined flours, baking soda, salt, and spices alternately with sour cream. Mix in raisins, orange rind, and pecans.
- Spoon batter by heaping teaspoons onto greased cookie sheets. Bake cookies in preheated 375°F (190°C) oven until browned, 10 to 12 minutes.
- Mix 2 tablespoons Equal® for Recipes or 20 packets or 3/4 cup plus 4 teaspoons Equal® Spoonful™ with enough warm milk to make a thin glaze consistency; brush lightly on warm cookies and sprinkle with cinnamon. Cool on wire racks.
Makes 72 cookies.
Nutritional Information Per Serving (2 cookies): 72 cal., 1 g pro., 9 g carbo., 4 g fat, 1 mg chol., 82 mg sodium.
Diabetic Food Exchanges: 1/2 Bread, 1 Fat.
Recipe provided courtesy of Merisant Corporation ® and the NutraSweet Company, makers of Equal®.