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Pumpkin Spice Cookies

These big, soft spice cookies created by our staff have a sweet frosting that makes them an extra-special treat. Enjoy! —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min./batch + cooling
  • Makes
    about 2-1/2 dozen

Ingredients

  • 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
  • FROSTING:
  • 3 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange zest
  • 3 to 4 tablespoons orange juice

Directions

  • 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.
Nutrition Facts
1 cookie: 118 calories, 2g fat (0 saturated fat), 6mg cholesterol, 109mg sodium, 26g carbohydrate (18g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein.
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