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[Cookie Elf File #328] Pumpkin Cake Mix Cookies: Just 2 Ingredients (Yes, TWO!)
October 22, 2019
Dear Cookie Elf reader,

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Feature: Pumpkin Cake Mix Cookies: Just 2 Ingredients. Really!

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Pumpkin Cake Mix Cookies: this is the ultimate easy cake mix cookies recipe. Yes, it’s possible to make homemade cookies with just 2 (yes, two!) ingredients!

Flavorings in the spice cake mix combined with canned pumpkin give these drop cookies the taste of pumpkin pie in a soft, cakey cookie.

Mix them, drop them, and bake them as rounded – or take two additional steps to make them look even better: 1. Make flattened cookies rather than rounded cookies. Flattened cookies bake more evenly and take just one additional step. 2. Glaze the cookies. It’s easy to do and it sure looks pretty.

But however you decide these cookies should look, they are awesome.

Prep time: 5 minutes (or less)
Bake time: 9-10 minutes
Makes about 3 dozen

Get the full recipe for Pumpkin Cake Mix Cookies – and be sure to check out more easy cookie recipes on our Cake Mix Cookies Pinterest board.

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Make Drop Cookies The Easy Way

Make drop cookies that are uniform size! Cookie scoops from Cake Boss, Oxo, Baker's Secret Save mess with one of our faves! Silicone baking mats by Genround and others Cool it. Cook Ware Stackable Baking Rack and other cooling racks for drop cookies

More Easy Cookie Recipes for Fall

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies: Easy Chocolate Chip Variation Pumpkin Pie Bar Cookies: Simple Replacement for Pie! Molasses Drop Cookies: Softer Than the Original VersionPumpkin Cream Cheese Brownies: It’s a Swirl

That’s it for now. See you next time!

Happy baking,

Kathy, The Cookie Elf

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