Pumpkin Spice Cookies

Pumpkin Spice Cookies

Return of the Pumpkin Spice Cookies! Here is one of my favorite holiday cookie recipes created by my friends at the Portola Hotel & Spa.

Pumpkin Spice Cookies

Yields: 4 dozen


  • ¾ C Butter, Softened
  • 2 C Sugar
  • 2 Eggs, Beaten
  • ½ C Molasses
  • 2 Tsp White Vinegar
  • 3¾ C Flour
  • 1½ Tsp Baking Soda
  • 1 Tbs + 1 Tsp Pumpkin Pie Spice



  1. Preheat your oven to 325 degrees
  2. In a bowl, beat together butter and sugar until it is light and fluffy
  3. Add eggs and mix well + don’t forget to scrape the sides
  4. Add the molasses and mix well
  5. Add the vinegar and blend again until everything is combined well
  6. In a separate bowl, combine flour, baking soda; blend together
  7. Add the pumpkin pie spice; right about now, your kitchen will start smelling amazing
  8. Add the flour mixture a small amount at a time to the wet mixture until you have it fully combined
  9. Using a cookie scoop, drop balls onto a prepared baking sheet
  10. Sprinkle lightly with sugar
  11. Bake 9-10 minutes


Wishing you peace, love, happiness & sweet treats this holiday season!

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