Christine Fischer

Pumpkin Spice Peanut Butter Cookies

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Nothing says fall quite like pumpkin, which is why I love the new Pumpkin Spice peanut butter from Peanut Butter & Co. It’s got wonderful pumpkin flavor, a mellow hint of spice, and that unmistakable peanut buttery taste. And while all I really need to eat with it is simply a spoon, baking it into cookies feels much more civilized. These soft-batch variety are wonderfully pillowy and sweet, with a moist and fluffy texture that makes them perfect on their own or when dunked into a tall glass of milk. And if you drizzle a little extra pumpkin spice peanut butter on top? I won’t blame ya!

Prep time: 10 minutes + chilling the dough for 1 hour
Cook Time: 12 minutes
Total time: 1 hour and 22 minutes
Yield: 20 large cookies

Pumpkin Spice Peanut Butter Cookies

Ingredients

Pumpkin Spice Peanut Butter Cookies Ingredients - Peanut Butter & Co. Pumpkin Spice peanut butter

2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
pinch of salt
3/4 cup Pumpkin Spice peanut butter, melted
1/2 cup salted butter, melted
1/2 cup dark brown sugar
1/2 cup white sugar
1 large egg
1 large egg yolk
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla
1/2 cup pure pumpkin puree
Shortening to grease
Coarse white sugar to decorate

Directions

1. In large mixing bowl combine the flour, baking soda, and salt, whisking until well combined.

2. In another mixing bowl combine the pumpkin spice peanut butter and salted butter (both melted) until well mixed. Next, add in the brown sugar, white sugar, egg, egg yolk, vanilla, and pumpkin puree, stirring vigorously until mixture is smooth.

Pumpkin Spice Peanut Butter Cookies - Next, add in the brown sugar, white sugar, egg, egg yolk, vanilla, and pumpkin puree

3. Slowly add the dry ingredients to the wet, stirring constantly until dough takes shape. Once dough is formed, transfer to refrigerator to chill for 1 hour.

Pumpkin Spice Peanut Butter Cookies - Slowly add the dry ingredients to the wet

Pumpkin Spice Peanut Butter Cookies - stirring consistently until dough takes shape

4. Preheat oven to 350°F. Lightly grease two baking sheets with shortening.

5. When ready, using your hands roll dough into just larger than golf ball size rounds, then transfer to baking sheet – repeat until all ingredients have been used. Next, flatten tops of rounds with the back of a teaspoon, then crisscross with fork marks if you so please. Lastly top each flattened round with a healthy dose of sprinkles, then bake for 12 minutes until cookies are just barely set. Remove from oven and allow to cool fully, then eat!

Pumpkin Spice Peanut Butter Cookies - then crisscross with fork marks if you so please

PEANUT BUTTER GIVEAWAY

What other kinds of pumpkin spice cookie recipes would you like to see us make?

Leave a comment below with your answer to enter for a chance at winning a jar of of Pumpkin Spice peanut butter, the peanut butter used in this recipe.

DETAILS:

– The giveaway is open to USA residents only and will run until Thursday, September 3rd, 2015 at 11:59 PM EST.
– One entry per person.
– Winner(s) will be generated via a random number generator and notified via the contact email provided on the comment form.
– Winner(s) will have until 9/9/15 to claim their prize or we will choose another winner.
– Winner will win one jar of Pumpkin Spice peanut butter. Product will be shipped by Peanut Butter & Co.
– No purchase necessary. Void where prohibited by law. Must be 18 years of age to enter. See Official Giveaway Rules.

Pumpkin Spice Peanut Butter Cookies, 10.0 out of 10 based on 1 rating

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10 Responses to Pumpkin Spice Peanut Butter Cookies

  1. Judith says:

    Yum! I’d love to see pumpkin spice snickerdoodles!

    • pam clarkson says:

      I would love to win one of these boxes fullof cup and other stuff,havent one anything in long time about 2 mts keep entering but nothing

  2. Kit says:

    Pumpkin spice chocolate chip cookies!

  3. Dandi D says:

    Pumpkin chip cookies with cinnamon chips.

  4. Corinne says:

    vegan peanut butter pumpkin spice donuts

  5. Dave C says:

    Pumpkin Spice caramel fudge!

  6. Amy says:

    Pumpkin spice and while chocolate chip sounds good to me.

  7. Anthony says:

    What about a “harvest” granola bar with lots of other fall flavors-apple, cinnamon, pepita seeds

  8. Julie L says:

    A yummy Pumpkin Spice butter cookie.

  9. Sheryl Hartman says:

    peanut butter cookies are great but with peanut butter pumkin spice makes it even better. thank you

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Pumpkin Spice Peanut Butter Cookies