Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Tasty (Try It) Tuesday - Pumpkin Spiced Oatmeal Cookies

I amended my usual Tasty Tuesday title to include "Try It" this week because it's a recipe I hadn't tried before. With the recent drop in temperatures here in upstate NY, and the arrival of fall this week, I wanted to make a recipe that has pumpkin in it. I also chose it because Tom is an avid fan of oatmeal cookies.

These were super easy to make and the batter was great to work with too. If you have a spring-loaded portion scoop, I'd suggest using it. This way you get uniformly shaped cookies and also a better yield than if you eyeball the measurement. This what the cookies look like before going into the oven:

And here they are, fresh out of oven:

One minor change I made was to use sliced almonds because I didn't have pecans. These would be equally tasty with walnuts or pecans though. Take a look at Skinnytaste.com for the recipe. Enjoy!
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8 comments:

  1. I want some...I can almost smell them! Yum, Lisa. I actually bought some cinnamon Fall air freshener for my office just so I can enjoy the smells of fall. LOL!

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  2. Sounds good! I may have to give it a try. :)

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  3. what a great Christmas holiday cookie!!!

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  4. Wow, these have to be good, love pumpkin, love fall!

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  5. Found this entry through your new link within and am very glad I did. These look fab!!

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