Friday, September 28, 2012

Pumpkin Butterscotch Cookies

It's officially fall in Minneapolis and I never thought I'd say this but....HALLELUJIAH. 
Fall in Minnie is gorgeous and I love this time of year but never, ever, ever in my life have I wanted summer to end, 
but this year...bring it on!
On top of my constant craving for sweets, I have been lusting over anything pumpkin flavored. I could literally drink a Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte every single day....if only they weren't like $18.

I came across a recipe for Pumpkin Butterscotch Cookies and couldn't contain myself! They turned out SO frickin' yummy and I'm already planning on making a second batch once this first one is gone {which will probably be tonight}. 

Here's the recipe {originally found on} in case you too would like to sweeten up your fall! 

* 2 cups all-purpose flour
* 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
* 1 teaspoon baking soda
* 1/2 teaspoon salt
* 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
* 2 eggs
* 1 cup sugar
*1 1/2 cup canola oil
* 1 cup canned pumpkin
* 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
* 1 cup butterscotch chips

* Position a rack in the middle of the oven & preheat 325 degrees. Line {or spray} two baking sheets.

* Stir the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and cinnamon together in a medium bowl and set aside.

* Beat the eggs and sugar together at a medium speed until smooth and lightened in color {about 1 minute}. 

* On low speed, mix the oil, pumpkin and vanilla until blended. 

* Slowly stir in flour mixture until well incorporated. Then mix in the chips. 

* Using a large tablespoon, scoop mounds of the dough onto the prepared baking sheets, spacing the cookies at least 2 1/2 inches apart. 

* Bake the cookies one sheet at a time tuntil the tops are firm and a toothpick inserted in the center comes out dry {about 14-16 minutes}. Cool them on sheet for 5 minutes, then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely....or eat them warm because they are DELICIOUS warm! 


Kelsey said...

they look amazing!

Anonymous said...

Yummy idea to combine the two flavors. Hope it stopped the nugget cravings! xo m

Nicole-Lynn said...

Yum! Those look awesome! I have been reallly into baking lately, just made some similar pumpkin cookies w/ brown butter frosting. They were amazing!