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Soft Frosted Pumpkin Cookies with Maple Glaze

Do you guys remember Chippers from Paradise Bakery? They were tiny cookies and truly the most amazing things. You could get 6 cookies for just over $2, and it always satisfied the sugar craving in the most delicious way. We are ALL about making our own ‘chippers’ with A Healthy Hint twist… Plus a whole lot of fall magic. And icing– can’t forget the icing.

Gently press the cookie down so it bakes evenly.

Soft Frosted Pumpkin Cookies with Maple Glaze

Delicious bite sized soft cookies with a spiced pumpkin flavor.
Course: Dessert
Keyword: cookies, frosting, pumpkin
Servings: 20
Calories: 125kcal

Ingredients

For the Pumpkin Cookies

  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter softened
  • 1/4 cup coconut sugar
  • 1/4 cup coconut brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 1/2 cups almond flour
  • 1/4 cup coconut flour
  • 1 tbsp pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt

For the Maple Frosting

  • 1 tbsp melted butter
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1/2 tbsp almond milk plus 1-2 teaspoons more to thin if necessary
  • Pinch of salt to taste
  • Cinnamon for dusting the cookies after frosting 

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Prepare a baking sheet with parchment paper or nonstick baking spray. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl, beat butter, sugar and brown sugar. Add in pumpkin puree, egg and vanilla and mix well.
  • In a separate medium bowl, combine almond flour, coconut flour, pumpkin pie spice baking soda and salt. 
  • Add dry ingredients to wet ingredients and stir until fully combined. 
  • Drop cookies by rounded tablespoon onto prepared baking sheet. Flatten each dough ball slightly, while still keeping the cookies nice and round. Bake for 8-11 minutes. Cool cookies completely before preparing frosting. 
  • For the frosting: In a medium bowl, mix together the melted butter, powdered sugar, maple syrup and almond milk. Add a pinch of sea salt to taste. If frosting is too thick, thin out with more almond milk. Frost each cookie and then dust the top of the cookie with cinnamon. Enjoy!

Notes

NUTRITION INFORMATION Yield: 20 Servings
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 125, Total Fat: 7.6g, Saturated Fat: 2.4g, Cholesterol: 16.9mg, Sodium: 53.6mg, Total Carbohydrates: 12.3g, Dietary Fiber: 1.6g, Total Sugars: 9.4g, Protein: 2.5g

We hope these cookies get you in the fall spirit! Pumpkin and maple are such cozy flavors, and we cannot wait to hear your thoughts on them! We would love to hear your thoughts in the comments below!

XO,

Amanda and Christina

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