Pumpkin Cookies | Easy Cake Mix Cookies

Delicious pumpkin cookies made in minutes! Easy cake mix cookies recipe topped with buttercream frosting and dark chocolate sprinkles. The perfect pumpkin spice dessert for fall.
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cookies, pumpkin, thanksgiving
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 24 cookies
Calories: 244
Author: Amy Locurto

Ingredients

  • 1 box yellow cake mix
  • 1 15 oz can pure pumpkin
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
  • Frosting:
  • 1/2 cup salted butter softened
  • 3/4 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1-2 tablespoons milk
  • Topping:
  • 1 bar dark chocolate chopped
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Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Mix the cake mix, pumpkin, egg, and pumpkin pie spice until it is all well combined.
  • Spoon generous spoonfuls of batter onto a cookie sheet covered in wax paper. Make sure they are at least 2 inches apart. Swirl the batter with your spoon to make them more round.
  • Tap the cookie sheet a few times to smooth out your cookie batter.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 10 minutes. Move the cookies to a wire rack to cool.
  • In mixing bowl, whip the butter for a few minutes.
  • Add in the powdered sugar, vanilla and 1 tablespoon of milk. Beat for 3-5 minutes, adding in another tablespoon of milk if the frosting needs to be thinner.
  • Cut chocolate bar into pieces.
  • Place frosting in a piping bag and pipe onto the cookies.
  • Sprinkle the top with dark chocolate pieces. Store in refrigerator or air tight container.

Notes

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Nutrition

Calories: 244kcal | Carbohydrates: 46g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 17mg | Sodium: 356mg | Potassium: 75mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 27g | Vitamin A: 3070IU | Vitamin C: 0.8mg | Calcium: 102mg | Iron: 1.5mg
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