Celestial Oatmeal-Pumpkin Cookies

Celestial Oatmeal-Pumpkin Cookies

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6
20 min.
prep
33 min.
total
42 cookies

These Celestial Oatmeal-Pumpkin Cookies are divine and have a wonderful glaze that gives them extra class.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) 70% vegetable oil spread
  • 1 cup LIBBY'S® 100% Pure Pumpkin
  • 2 large egg whites OR 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange peel
  • 2 cups Quaker® Oats (quick or old fashioned, uncooked)
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice or ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup pitted prunes, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped walnuts
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tablespoon orange juice
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PREHEAT oven to 350º F. Lightly spray baking sheets with cooking spray.

FOR COOKIES:
BEAT
sugar and vegetable oil spread in large bowl with electric mixer until well blended. Add pumpkin, egg whites and orange peel; beat well. (Mixture will look curdled.) Add combined oats, flour, pumpkin pie spice, baking soda and salt; mix well. Stir in prunes and walnuts. Drop dough by rounded measuring tablespoonfuls about 2 inches apart on baking sheets.

BAKE for 11 to 13 minutes or until lightly browned. (Do not overbake). Cool on baking sheets for 1 minute; remove to wire racks to cool completely.

FOR GLAZE:
COMBINE
powdered sugar and orange juice in small bowl; mix well. Drizzle glaze over cooled cookies. Let stand until glaze sets. Store tightly covered.

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Fall Favorites

I have been looking for a cookie recipe that was using fall type ingredients. This is perfect for Thanksgiving-time.

- Kathy Green from South Daytona/Fl

Great Mix and Match

These cookies turned out great! And the recipe is not fussy either. I substituted grated carrots for 1/2 the pumpkin (didn't have quite enough pumpkin left in the kitchen) and chopped dates for the raisins. The recipe still worked out just fine. The orange zest adds a really nice flavor to an otherwise standard cookie.

- S. Schroder from WAYZATA, MN

Celestial Oatmeal Cookies

I substituted the apple sauce for half of the butter. Mine were very moist as a batter: so I added a little more flour. I also added some orange zest to the icing. These were so yummy that I shared a plate with my neighbors! I will make them again! I left out the prunes. I even added some fresh dates to the end of the cookie dough and they were very good too.

- Libby Hoggatt from SAN FRANCISCO, CA

Not to sweet and healthy!

These weren't to bad and my kids loved them. I used raisins and plan on using Craisins as well.

- Renee Leonard from Bellevue, NE

easy and unusual

i took these to a sleep-over and everyone liked them. the glaze was really good and helped a lot with the taste. i left out the prunes and added more nuts.

- Tori Dollar from WAXAHACHIE, TX

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/42 of Recipe

Servings Per Recipe: 42

  • Amount Per Serving

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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