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Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Sandwiches

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Sandwiches

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Sandwiches


Makes about 2 dozen sandwich cookies


1 cup solid-pack pumpkin
1 package (18 ounces) refrigerated chocolate chip cookie dough
3/4 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice*
1/2 cup prepared cream cheese frosting

*Or, substitute 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon, 1/8 teaspoon ground ginger and pinch each ground allspice and ground nutmeg for 1/2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice.


  1. Line colander with paper towel. Place pumpkin in prepared colander; drain about 20 minutes to remove excess moisture.
  2. Meanwhile, preheat oven to 350°F. Grease cookie sheets. Let dough stand at room temperature about 15 minutes.
  3. Beat dough, pumpkin, flour and pumpkin pie spice in large bowl at medium speed of electric mixer until well blended.
  4. Drop dough by teaspoonfuls onto prepared cookie sheets. Bake 9 to 11 minutes. Cool on cookie sheets 3 minutes; remove to wire racks to cool completely.
  5. Place about 1 teaspoon frosting on flat side of one cookie; top with second cookie. Repeat with remaining cookies and frosting.

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