Whole Wheat Pumpkin Cookies

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 cups whole wheat pastry flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 3/4 tsp nutmeg
  • 3/4 tsp cloves
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted (or coconut oil)
  • 3/4 cup cane sugar
  • 3/4 cup honey
  • 1 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1 egg (or 1/2 cup Eggbeaters)
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • chocolate chips (optional)

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together your dry ingredients (flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg, ground cloves, and salt).
  3. In another medium bowl, cream together butter and sugar.
  4. Add pumpkin, egg, and 1 teaspoon vanilla; beat until creamy.
  5. Mix in dry ingredients and stir just until combined.
  6. Use a cookie dough scoop or two spoons to drop one tablespoon of dough onto a parchment paper-covered cookie sheet. Flatten each cookie slightly.
  7. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes. Transfer the cookies to a rack to cool.

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The original recipe can be found here.

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