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Excellent Little Pumpkin Cookies with Spiced Buttercream – Oh She Glows

Hey everybody, I hope you’re doing nicely! I’m popping in with a enjoyable fall-inspired cookie recipe at the moment that’s been on repeat on this home. 

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Okay, now it’s time to ring within the fall season with a brand-new, frivolously spiced, and fully addictive frosted pumpkin cookie. 

Sending you all my love and good vibes for the brand new season forward!

Excellent Little Pumpkin Cookies with Spiced Buttercream

Vegan, soy-free

4.8 from 17 evaluations

20 cookies
Prep time
Prepare dinner time


For the moist substances:
  • 3 tablespoons (45 mL) grapeseed oil
  • 3 tablespoons (45 mL) pure maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) unsweetened pumpkin purée
  • 2 tablespoons (30 mL) brown rice syrup
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons floor flaxseed
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
For the dry substances:
  • 3/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon (83 g) almond flour*
  • 1 cup plus 1 tablespoon (127 g) white/mild all-purpose spelt flour**
  • 3 tablespoons (27 g) arrowroot starch
  • 1/4 cup (60 g) pure cane sugar
  • 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/4 teaspoon wonderful sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
For the Fluffy Pumpkin Pie Spice Buttercream:
  • 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons (75 g) soy-free vegan butter
  • 1 1/2 cups (190 g) powdered icing sugar, sifted if vital
  • 1/2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • Pinch wonderful sea salt
  • Cinnamon or pumpkin pie spice, for garnish (non-compulsory)


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (180°C) and line one extra-large baking sheet (or two medium-sized sheets) with parchment paper.
  2. To a small bowl, add the moist substances: grapeseed oil, maple syrup, pumpkin purée, brown rice syrup, floor flax, and vanilla. Whisk till mixed.
  3. To a big bowl, add the dry substances: almond flour, spelt flour, arrowroot starch, cane sugar, pumpkin pie spice, salt, and baking soda. Whisk till mixed.
  4. Pour the moist combination over the dry combination (being certain to scoop the entire moist substances caught to the perimeters of the bowl), and stir till it comes collectively right into a dense, very thick dough.
  5. The dough can be very sticky, however that is regular! Scoop a barely heaping 1 tablespoon of dough into your hand, and roll it right into a ball. Proceed with the remaining dough, putting every ball onto the baking sheet about 2 to three inches aside. If wanted, you possibly can frivolously moist your fingers throughout this course of. Don’t flatten the balls earlier than baking as they’ll unfold out on their very own.
  6. Bake the cookies for 12 to 14 minutes till frivolously golden (I like baking them till frivolously golden as the perimeters get a bit crispy throughout cooling). Cool the cookies fully on the baking sheet. To hurry up the cooling course of, cool the cookies for 10 minutes on the pan then switch the cookies to the fridge till fully cooled.
  7. In the meantime, put together the Fluffy Pumpkin Pie Spice Frosting: To a big bowl, add the vegan butter. Utilizing electrical beaters, beat the butter till easy (about 30 seconds). Add the powdered sugar, pumpkin pie spice, and salt. Beginning on low velocity, beat till easy and fluffy, steadily growing the velocity because the substances mix. It can look very crumbly at first, however it should finally come collectively and grow to be fluffy. If the frosting continues to be too dry, you possibly can skinny it with a tiny little bit of almond milk (1/2 teaspoon at a time), and proceed beating till easy. If it’s too skinny, you possibly can add a little bit extra powdered sugar and beat once more till easy.
  8. Unfold the frosting onto the fully cooled cookies, and prime with a sprinkle of cinnamon or pumpkin pie spice, if desired. Serve and revel in! Leftover cookies could be saved in an hermetic container within the fridge for 1 to 2 days. The cookies will soften when sealed in a container.


* Make sure you use almond flour and never almond meal which is way coarser.

** I favor the white/mild spelt model. If you will discover some, it’s so pretty in these! In case you can’t discover it within the retailer, although, you possibly can sift whole-grain spelt flour earlier than utilizing. The flour received’t be as wonderful and delicate as white/mild spelt flour, however it should work in a pinch. To sift: place a big bowl on prime of a kitchen scale, and tare the size to zero. Spoon flour right into a wonderful mesh sieve, and gently shake the sieve side-to-side till you may have about 127 grams of sifted flour within the bowl. Discard the coarse flakes that stay within the sieve. Utilizing sifted whole-grain spelt flour produces a extra healthful flavour and texture. Alternatively, you should utilize 3/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons (127 grams) all-purpose white flour as an alternative of white/mild spelt flour. When utilizing all-purpose white flour, the cookies will style a bit much less candy and complicated in comparison with spelt flour.

Flours are measured utilizing the “scoop and shake till degree” technique, the place you scoop the measuring cup instantly into the flour and shake the cup facet to facet till the flour is degree. I like to recommend weighing the flour every time potential for probably the most accuracy.

Diet Data

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Serving Dimension 1 of 20 cookies (with frosting) | Energy 148 energy | Complete Fats 6.6 grams
Saturated Fats 1.3 grams | Sodium 91 milligrams | Complete Carbohydrates 21 grams
Fiber 0.9 grams | Sugar 11.5 grams | Protein 1.6 grams

1 of 20 cookies (with out frosting): 88 energy, 3.6 grams whole fats, 0.3 grams saturated fats, 59 milligrams sodium, 12.7 grams carbohydrates, 0.9 grams fibre, 3.3 grams sugar, 1.6 grams protein.
* Diet information is approximate and is for informational functions solely.

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