A couple weeks ago I mentioned bringing my Applesauce Walnut White Chocolate Chip Cookies to
#SundaySupper. I had so much fun chatting and sharing recipes with this lovey
group I decided to dive right in.
This week's theme is All Things Orange and our wonderful hostes is Pam from The Meltaways. Orange...hmmm, for me that meant using
one of my favorite ingredients...pumpkin!
For some reason, I have it programed in my head that I can only bake with pumpkin in the fall. However, after making
these, I think pumpkin may become a year round ingredient in our home!
I have used pumpkin when baking pies, but never cookies. So I searched my recipe database (the Internet) and found a great one from Very Best Baking. I made a soft pumpkin cookie (original recipe can be found here) and sandwiched a scoop of pumpkin ice cream in the middle. This was the first ice cream sandwich cookie I attempted since The Root Beer Float Ice Cream Cookie, and it was worth
Pumpkin Ice Cream Sandwiches
2 1/2 cups
teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
1/2 cup butter (1 stick), softened
1 cup pumpkin puree (I used Libby's)
1 large egg
1 teaspoon vanilla
Pumpkin Ice Cream (or Caramel Ice Cream)
to 350 degrees
In a separate bowl sift together dry
ingredients through nutmeg
Cream together butter
Mix in pumpkin, egg and
Slowly stir in dry
Place a piece of parchment paper on a
Spoon dollops of dough onto cookie
Bake for 10-12 minutes
Cool on cookie sheet for 2 minutes
While cookies are cooling, take the pumpkin ice cream out of the
freezer to soften
Once cookies cool match them
according to size
Place a scoop of ice cream on the
bottom of one cookie and place the second on top
Repeat until the cookies are gone.
Place Pumpkin Ice Cream Sandwiches on a cookie
Cover and re-freeze until ready to serve.
This week our #SundaySupper crew came up with over 60 recipes using an orange ingredent!!! To see the full #SundaySupper list click here.
You can also share your own orange recipes and chat with the #SundaySupper crew tonight at 7:00pm on twitter. Just follow @cookieaday and #SundaySupper for the questions and discussion topics. Hope you can join us!