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Pumpkin Halloween Cookies – Tuesday Quick Recipe

Pumpkin Halloween Cookies

Ingredients

Plain Flour

300g plain flour

Baking Powder
1 tsp baking powder

Bicarbonate Of Soda
1 tsp bicarbonate of soda

Cinnamon
2 tsp ground cinnamon

Nutmeg
1/2 tsp ground nutmeg

Ground Cloves
1/2 tsp ground cloves

Salt
1/2 tsp salt

Butter
125g butter

Caster sugar

300g caster sugar

Pumpkin Puree
250g pumpkin puree

Egg
1 egg

Vanilla extract
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

For the icing:

Icing Sugar
250g icing sugar

Whole Milk
3 tablespoons milk

Butter
1 tbsp melted butter

Vanilla extract
1 tsp vanilla extract

Equipment

Red Bowl

3x bowls

Spoon

Spoon

Baking Tray
Baking tray

Fork
Fork

Method

Preheat the oven to 180 C / Gas 4. Combine flour, baking powder, bicarbonate of soda, cinnamon, nutmeg, ground cloves and salt; set aside.

In the second bowl, cream together the 125g of butter and caster sugar. Add pumpkin puree, egg and 1 teaspoon of vanilla to butter mixture, and beat until creamy. Mix in dry ingredients. Drop on baking tray by tablespoonfuls; flatten slightly.

Bake for 15 to 20 minutes in the preheated oven. Cool cookies, then drizzle icing with fork.

To make icing: Combine icing sugar, milk, 1 tablespoon melted butter and 1 teaspoon vanilla. Add milk as needed, to achieve drizzling consistency.