Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 12 mins

An unexpected downpour turned a play date into chaos. I scrounged the kitchen for ingredients to whip up some goodies and found a recipe on the box of Pumpkin Quick Bread. Of course, I was distracted, and didn't have all of the original ingredients, did it a little wrong, so I will include comments as to the original recipe, but we liked them this way so much I don't think I would bother trying them any other way!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oven to 350.
  2. In a large bowl assemble first 6 ingredients into a crumbly cookie dough and all dry particles are moistened.
  3. In a separate, small bowl mix remaining sugar and cinnamon.
  4. Using your hands, roll cookie dough into 1 1/2 inch balls and roll in sugar-cinnamon; place (2 inches apart) onto ungreased cookie sheet.
  5. Bake at 350 for 12- 15 minutes until cookie tops begin to crack and are set.
  6. Allow cookies to cool on baking sheet 1 minute and remove.
  7. Stir in idea: 1/2 Cup raisins or cinnamon-covered raisins.
  8. The original recipe did not call for the sugar and cinnamon in the dough, just to roll into before baking.
  9. I think the extra sugar made them crispy on the outside but soft inside and so we loved it but you could reduce.
  10. If you are not a huge spice fan like myself you could also omit the cinnamon in the dough.
  11. Original recipe also called for 1/4 Cup chopped crystallized ginger, but I used the ground because it was all I had on hand, this is one thing I would consider trying next time.
  12. My cookies also (probably with the extra sugar) cooked quickly, 11 minutes was fine for me, but will of course, vary by your oven.


Most Helpful

Thanks for the recipe. I don't really enjoy pumpkin, but love ginger. Best of both worlds, made them for pumpkin lovers, but I could enjoy a few also. Had a box of pumpkin bread mix that I didn't make at Thanksgiving. Glad you posted the recipe and I could utilize the mix. Like CJAY, I chose to use my homemade crystalized ginger... and they're headed for a cookie swap tomorrow!

Yum Mum December 17, 2011

Excellent! This can't get any easier. I use homemade crystalized ginger and rolled the cookies in the cinnamon-sugar. The house smelled awesome and the cookies were great. I made these to go on my x-mas cookie tray.

CJAY December 21, 2010

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