Edible Pumpkin Cookie Dough & more!

Make & Eat!

October 23, 2020
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Happy Fall y'all, and pumpkin season. Is a pumpkin a fruit or vegetable? Although it tastes a bit more like a veggie in it's more organic form, it's actually a fruit. Pumpkin mixes and bakes up nice in pie, breads, cookies and more. Cookies.. October is Cookie Month!  But sometimes you just don't feel like baking cookies, but you have a cookie dough craving. Here's a recipe I ran across that should do the trick, even take care of a needed chocolate fix.  Or scroll down for an even BIGGER CHOCOLATE Fix w/ the Chocolate Covered Cookie Dough Oreos!  Recipes from Like Mother Like Daughter.

Edible Pumpkin Cookie Dough 

Ingredients

  • 1 TBS butter (softened, unsalted )
  • 1 TBS granulated white sugar
  • 2 TBS brown sugar
  • 1 TBS pumpkin puree (not pumpkin pie filling)
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 5-6 TBS all purpose flour **
  • 1 dash salt
  • 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon (to taste - add more just before the chocolate chips if you think the flavor isn’t enough)
  • 1/8 tsp Pumpkin pie spice
  • 3 TBS chocolate chips

Instructions

  • In a small bowl mix together the butter, white sugar, and brown sugar.
  • Add in the pumpkin puree and vanilla extract and stir it all together.
  • Mix in 5 Tablespoons of the flour, the salt, cinnamon, and pumpkin pie spice. (If the dough is still too wet and soft, add in more flour 1 teaspoon at a time)
  • Taste the cookie dough and see if you need more cinnamon or pumpkin pie spice.
  • Mix in the chocolate chips and enjoy.

Option: Dipped in melted chocolate and put in the frig to set, makes for yummy Chocolate Pumpkin Cookie Dough Balls!  Extra chocolate fix .. FIXED! 

Notes:

**The FDA warns against eating raw flour. You can buy and use heat treated flour, or cook your own flour in the microwave or oven. Because this is such a small amount of flour it should only take about 30 seconds to 1 minute to get it hot in the microwave. Then let it cool for a bit, or it may melt your chocolate chips. 

More edible cookie dough yummies for one or two:

Edible Cookie Dough for One (

Edible Sugar Cookie Dough

Edible Peanut Butter Cookie Dough (eggless)

Edible Chocolate Cookie Dough

Chocolate Covered Cookie Dough Oreos   A must try! 

Ingredients

  • 8-10 Oreo Cookies
  • 1 cup chocolate chips
  • 1/2 tsp coconut oil (optional)
  • rainbow sprinkles (optional)

For the Eggless Cookie Dough:

  • 2 TBS softened butter
  • 2 TBS brown sugar
  • 1 TBS white sugar
  • 1/8 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 TBS milk
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 6 TBS flour
  • 5 TBS mini chocolate chips

Instructions

For the Eggless Cookie Dough:

  • In a small bowl, cream together your butter, brown sugar and white sugar until mixed. 
  • Mix in the vanilla and milk.
  • Add in the salt and flour and stir till combined, and it reaches a cookie dough like consistency. 
  • Fold in mini chocolate chips. 

For Assembling the Cookie Dough Stuffed Oreos:

  • Open the Oreo cookies in half down the middle (I try to get the frosting all on one side, but its not necessary, just looks nice). 
  • Scoop a tablespoon of cookie dough and roll it into a ball. Place ontop of one side of the Oreo cookie. Top with second half of the the Oreo and flatten the cookie dough to spread it to the edges. 
  • Repeat with remaining Oreos and cookie dough. 
  • Melt chocolate chips in a medium sized bowl in the microwave for 30 seconds, then stir. Repeat for another 30 seconds and stir till smooth. 
  • Dip cookie sandwiches half way into the melted chocolate and place on a cookie sheet lined with waxed paper or a silicon liner. 
  • Top with sprinkles if desired. 
  • Place pan in the fridge to allow chocolate to set. 
  • Keep leftover cookies on a ziplock bag or airtight container in the fridge for 3-4 days.