Tuesday, November 9, 2010

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies!

from "Delicious Meets Nutritious" (click here to learn more)

This recipe will save you half the sugar over the traditional pumpkin cookie recipe! It is soooo good!

1 15 oz can pumpkin puree

4 eggs

1/2 cup butter, melted

1 1/2 cup Xagave

1 tsp vanilla

3 1/2 cup pastry flour

2 tsp baking powder

2 tsp baking soda

1 1/2 tsp salt

1 tsp ground cinnamon

1 tsp ground nutmeg

1/4 tsp ground cloves

2 cups milk chocolate chips

1-2 cups rolled oats (optional)


Mix pumpkin, eggs, butter, Xagave, and vanilla with Bosch bowl using the cookie paddles. Add flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves and mix with pumpkin mixture. Add chocolate chips and oats. Scoop about 6 cookies per cookie sheet, leaving 2 to 3 inches between cookies. Bake 325 degrees for 18 minutes or until toothpick inserted comes out clean.

Note from Paula: We went through these cookies way too fast. You might want to consider doubling your recipe. They are so good and you will love them! :)

Easy Pie Crust with your Bosch Food Processor!

from "Sensible Cooking" Cookbook (click here)

1 stick butter
2 cups flour
pinch of salt
1/2 cup cold water

Mix butter, flour and salt in food processor until crumbly. Add cold water slowly. For tart dough add 1/2 cup powdered sugar. Roll out dough to fit pie pan.

If only wanting the pie shell for cream filling: Bake 10-15 min. in 350 degree oven until light golden brown. Let cool and fill with cream filling.

Note from Paula: This is a great FAST recipe. You will love it as it will help this holiday season baking go faster.

It is always fun to have the grandkids/kids help you cook. This builds great memories! Involve the kids and start building!

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