Gluten Free Pumpkin Cream Cheese Cookies

These gluten free, naturally sweetened pumpkin cookies are soft and delicious and will melt in your mouth. The cream cheese frosting is a smooth contrast to the pumpkin pie spice and cinnamon. Toasted pumpkin seeds on top add the perfect crunch!

Pumpkin Cream Cheese Frosted Cookies

Gluten-Free diet-friendly recipe
These gluten free, naturally sweetened pumpkin cookies are soft and delicious and will melt in your mouth. The cream cheese frosting is a smooth contrast to the pumpkin pie spice and cinnamon. Toasted pumpkin seeds on top add the perfect crunch!
5 from 1 vote
Servings 20
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 42 minutes

Ingredients
  

WET INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 egg
  • 1/3 cup pumpkin puree
  • 2/3 cup coconut sugar
  • 1/3 cup coconut oil melted
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 tbsp apple cider vinegar

DRY INGREDIENTS:

  • 1-1/4 cup almond flour
  • 1-1/4 cup rolled oats measure then blend to flour
  • 1 tsp pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 3/4 tsp salt

CREAM CHEESE FROSTING:

  • 3 tbsp unsalted butter room temperature
  • 8 oz cream cheese 1 package, room temperature
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp lemon juice

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Combine wet ingredients in a bowl and mix well.
  • Combine dry ingredients in a separate bowl. Mix well and then add to bowl of wet ingredients.
  • Gently stir until combined
  • Using a small cookie scoop, form into balls and place on cookie sheet.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 13 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and gently flatten each cookie with flat spatula while they are warm.
  • Combine all ingredients for the cream cheese frosting and mix well.
  • Allow cookies to cool completely and spread cream cheese frosting on top.
  • Optional: Garnish with toasted pumpkin seeds and a light dusting of cinnamon.
Keyword cookies, cream cheese, frosted, gluten free, pumpkin, spice
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