The Heartland Spa – Chef Barb’s Pumpkin Cookies







1 cup all-purpose flour 1 cup whole wheat flour
3/4teaspoon baking soda
1/2teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
3/4cup organic raw sugar* or firmly packed brown sugar
1/2cup canned pumpkin
1/4 cup maple syrup

* Organic raw sugar is available at most health food stores under the brand name Sucanat.

1. Preheat oven to 350º. Cover baking sheets with parchment paper or grease lightly.
2. In medium bowl, combine flours, baking soda, cinnamon, cloves and ginger.
3. With an electric mixer, beat together sugar, pumpkin, and syrup until well blended. Add flour mixture; mix well.
4. For each cookie, drop 2 tablespoons of dough, 2 inches apart, onto prepared baking sheets. Flatten dough slightly.
5. Bake 15 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove to wire racks to cool completely.

Yield: About 1 dozen cookies
Per serving: (1 cookie) Calories: 54, Fat: 0 g (3% calories from fat), Protein: 1 g, Carbohydrate: 12 g, Cholesterol: 0 mg, Sodium: 48 mg

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