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Delicious, healthy and quick to make pumpkin spice cookies

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Ah, does anyone else feel like they just turned around for a second, and the next thing you know, summer was gone, autumn wind is slapping colourful leaves in your face and all of the sudden it’s so cold outside that your cat is much less interested in escaping through the window? Yep, it’s a sad, sad thing. But since I strive to be a cup-half-full kind of person, I like to look at the positives in each situation, and, in this case, a major plus is this – pumpkin season is here! And who doesn’t love some pumpkin spice treats, am I right?!

I am not the best cook, but I do enjoy baking and experimenting with different recipes. It’s a very calming activity, plus the end result is usually quite delicious and rewarding. Furthermore, if you have a huge sweet tooth like me, baking your own goodies is a great way to avoid all the artificial sweeteners and preservatives in the store-bought sweets. With Halloween right around the corner, we better prepare ourselves and switch up to some healthier treats options.

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So, without further ado, let’s move on to the main point of this article – simple and relatively quick recipe for these incredibly delicious pumpkin cookies. If fact, after I first made them, we loved them so much that I recreated the recipe 3 days in a row (seriously, we might have gotten a little carried away). Give them a go, I assure you that you won’t regret it.


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Healthy Pumpkin Spice Cookies
Pumpkin spice cookies sprinkled with powder sugar in a baking tray.
Course Desserts
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Passive Time 20 minutes
Servings
pieces
Ingredients
Course Desserts
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Passive Time 20 minutes
Servings
pieces
Ingredients
Pumpkin spice cookies sprinkled with powder sugar in a baking tray.
Instructions
  1. Roast the walnuts in a 170C (325F) preheated oven, fan on, for 10-15 minutes, and dice them after.
    Roasted walnuts in a non stick tray.
  2. Cut the pumpkin into small cubes and steam cook it.
  3. Use a blender to puree the pumpkin along with the dried ginger, cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice, brown sugar, coconut oil, vanilla and salt.
  4. Mix the whole-wheat flour and the walnuts together with the pumpkin mixture.
  5. Form small balls, place them in a non-stick baking tray. and bake for 13-15 minutes in a 170C (325F) preheated oven with the fan on.
  6. Cool the pumpkin balls for few minutes and sprinkle with powder sugar.
    Pumpkin spice cookies sprinkled with powder sugar in a baking tray.
Recipe Notes

You can swap the dark brown sugar for 2-3 big spoons of honey.

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31 Comments

  1. Shannon
    November 4, 2017 at 10:02 pm

    Great pics and the they look delicious!

    • Lily
      November 4, 2017 at 10:22 pm

      Thank you!

  2. divya
    November 10, 2017 at 5:26 am

    wanna eat now! looking delicious and mouth-watering

  3. Ashley
    November 24, 2017 at 10:47 pm

    With all the junk I will be eating in the next few months, I am glad there is a treat I don’t have to feel guilty about.

  4. Paschal
    November 26, 2017 at 3:50 pm

    What a mouth watering delicacy.

  5. Christie
    November 28, 2017 at 4:54 pm

    Yum yum yum .

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  6. Sara | mshealthesteem.com
    December 2, 2017 at 1:50 pm

    These look wonderful! I’ll definitely be experimenting in order to create a refined sugar free, gluten free version I can enjoy, because I need to try them 😍

  7. Sweeba
    December 2, 2017 at 3:17 pm

    yummy! I made pumpkin spice cupcakes a few days ago! loving this! 🙂

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    December 2, 2017 at 3:23 pm

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  9. Shelby @Fitasamamabear
    December 2, 2017 at 10:41 pm

    These looks so tasty! they almost remind me of donut balls..

  10. Larissa
    December 3, 2017 at 1:08 am

    I love that this recipe has real pumpkin instead of canned! These look amazing, and seem super easy to make 🙂

  11. magen
    December 4, 2017 at 3:48 am

    This is the season of cookies in our house. I’ll have to add this to our list.

  12. Prerna Garg Agarwal
    December 4, 2017 at 6:35 pm

    I love anything pumpkin spice. Definitely trying out your cookies!

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  13. Sarmistha Goswami
    December 5, 2017 at 3:33 pm

    This can be a great recipe for the holiday season when I mostly eat unhealthy. Plus, the recipe looks quite simple. Thanks for sharing.
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  14. Beverly
    December 5, 2017 at 8:13 pm

    This looks delicious. Wish me luck! hopefully my kids would eat it. They are so picky, they dont like pumpkin but I will try to give it to them this way, good idea!

  15. alana
    December 8, 2017 at 12:25 pm

    great recipe, I will be trying it out here soon!

  16. Alexis
    December 12, 2017 at 7:59 pm

    Yummy and I’m saving this recipe!!

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  18. Gio
    December 17, 2017 at 2:12 am

    That post made me so hungry! I’d love to try that recipe 😊😊

  19. dailyonefruit
    December 25, 2017 at 3:44 pm

    very yuuum recipe

  20. Alina
    December 25, 2017 at 7:41 pm

    This looks delicious, and I love that you use actual pumpkin!

  21. tiazim
    December 25, 2017 at 7:53 pm

    This look very delicious! Thank you for sharing the recipe.

  22. Nadia
    December 26, 2017 at 2:38 pm

    I’d love to try this recipe!

  23. Nadene
    December 27, 2017 at 6:49 am

    I love spice flavoured cookies. Never had a pumpkin flavoured cookie and keen to try.

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    December 30, 2017 at 4:00 pm

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  25. Veidehi Gite
    January 12, 2018 at 7:50 pm

    Love the preparation and the delicious presentation 🙂

  26. Jenna
    October 27, 2018 at 1:34 pm

    These look so yummy! I’ll have to try them.

  27. incalexandra
    October 27, 2018 at 11:16 pm

    These look delicious! I have pinned this recipe to try soon 🙂 Thank you for sharing!

  28. The Newbury Girl
    October 28, 2018 at 2:45 pm

    This seems like such a tasty recipe to try! I’m GF, so I’ll have to try this with a different type of flour. Thanks for sharing!

  29. Melanie
    October 30, 2018 at 2:32 am

    That looks really good! I love pumpkin spiced things.

  30. Milica
    December 14, 2019 at 7:53 pm

    This looks so yummy! I must try this!

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