Chewy Pumpkin Gingersnap Cookies

Ingredients

  • 1 stick of sweet cream unsalted butter (room temperature)
  • 1 C sugar
  • 1/4 cup of brown sugar
  • 1/2 C pure pumpkin
  • 1/4 C molasses
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 1/3 C flour
  • 2 tsp baking soda
  • 2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 tsp ground ginger
  • 1 tsp ground cloves
  • 1/2 tsp salt

Instructions

  1. Add the butter and sugars to the mixing bowl continue to to beat until it is creamy and smooth. Slowly add the pumpkin, molasses, egg, and vanilla. Mix until all is combined.
  2. Whisk the flour, baking soda, spices, and salt together in the medium bowl.
  3. Slowly begin adding the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients. Mix until blended.
  4. Transfer the cookie dough to the refrigerator for at least one day. (Cookie dough can be chilled for up to 2-3 days.)
  5. Preheat oven to 350F
  6. Makes tablespoon sized cookie dough balls. Place the dough balls on the cookie sheets 2 inches apart.
  7. Bake for 10-12 minutes. (The cookies will appear to be cracked but set on the edges) The cookies will be soft.
  8. When the cookies have been baked allow them to cool on the cookie sheets for at least 2-3 minutes.
  9. Transfer the cooled cookies to a wire rack to cool completely.
  10. ENJOY!
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