Pumpkin Spice Cookies

Easy Fall Desserts

10/15/2020, 6 a.m.

Pumpkin Spice Cookies Makes: about 2 dozen / Total Time: 35 mins


• 1 package yellow cake mix (regular size)

• 1/2 cup quick-cooking oats

• 2 to 2-1/2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice

• 1 can (15 ounces) solid-pack pumpkin

• 1 large egg, room temperature

• 2 tablespoons canola oil


• 3 cups confectioners' sugar

• 1 teaspoon grated orange zest

• 3 to 4 tablespoons orange juice


• Preheat oven to 350°. Combine cake mix, oats and pie spice. In another bowl, beat pumpkin, egg and oil; stir into dry ingredients just until moistened.

• Drop by 2 tablespoonfuls onto baking sheets coated with cooking spray; flatten with the back of a spoon. Bake until edges are golden brown, 18-20 minutes. Remove to wire racks to cool.

• For frosting, combine confectioners' sugar, orange zest and enough orange juice to achieve desired consistency.

• Spread over cooled cookies.

Pumpkin Spice Cookies Recipe photo by Taste of Home