Playful: Orange Pumpkin Pecan Cookies

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Preheat oven to 375°

1 c unsalted butter

1 c granulated sugar

1/2 c brown sugar

1 large egg

1 1/3 c pumpkin puree

2 T orange juice

2 tsp orange zest

2 1/2 c flour

1/2 tsp baking soda

1/2 tsp salt

1/2 c chopped pecans


Cream sugar, brown sugar, and butter. Mix in egg, pumpkin, orange juice, and orange zest until combined. In separate bowl, mix flour, baking soda, and salt. Gradually add flour mixture to wet ingredients. Stir in pecans.

Drop tablespoon sized balls onto cookie sheet lined with parchment paper.

bake for 12-14 minutes or until edges are set.


Combine 3 tablespoons orange juice, 2 teaspoons orange zest, and 1 cup powdered sugar until smooth. Drizzle on to cookies.