Pumkin Cookies with Cream Cheese Frosting

I really enjoyed baking this recipe and I hope that you will too! I found the recipe on All Recipes.

The cookies are very moist, almost like little mini cakes. Try this recipe, and let me know what you think! The recipe that I am sharing with you will make about 25-30 cookies.

Check out my pictures…

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Et voilà! The cookies are ready to serve!!

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*I baked the cookies on a Wednesday, froze them until Saturday morning, and served Saturday evening. Still great!

Apple Pie

I know, the Canadian Thanksgiving has come and gone. I realize that I am on the late train posting my Thanksgiving recipes that I conquered. However, the American Thanksgiving is around the corner! ; )

This is a first for me….to bake a pie, an apple pie! I have never made any sort of pie in all of my 27 years on this earth. I have always watched my Mom make her pies at Christmas, Thanksgiving, and for family meals, and now, it is my turn… I am hoping that I have inherited my Mom’s abilities to make an amazing apple pie.
Here is the thing, I have always feared making the crust, but with a little help from my Mom (thank God for Facetime)….and a visit from my sister, I was able to make my first apple pie! Was it a success???? Read and view the pictures to find out!

For the crust, you will need:
-1 pound of Tenderflake
-1 cup of cold water
-5 cups of flour, no more, no less
-2 tsp of salt
-1 egg
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Do the following:
1 – Mix the flower and salt together.
2 – Add the Tenderflake, chunks at a time, and then mix until the flour looks like oatmeal bits. Do not mix too much.
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3 – Add the egg in the cold water and mix up.
4 – Pour the water/egg in the flour mixture, a bit at a time, until you can form a ball with the dough. Again do not over do it with kneading the dough. You do not want it to get too hard.
5 – Form a log with the dough and cut up into six equal parts. Two parts will make one pie (the top and bottom). *You will have 3 pie crust.
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6 – Place dough in Saran Wrap (separately), then in individual baggies, and then freeze until ready to use.
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7 – Once you have thoroughly rolled out the dough, you may lay one part of the dough in the bottom of the pan.
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8 – I used one bag of Gravenstein apples, I could have used more. Slice the apples thinly.

9 – In a bowl, measure one cup of sugar, add one tablespoon of flour and add one teaspoon of cinnamon…mix well, then pour all over the apples.

10 – Add a few blobs of butter on top of the apples/sugar.

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11 – Take the second part of the dough and place on top. Cut around the edges if there is too much dough.

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12 – Tuck the dough around the sides to make it look presentable – use your fingers.*This did not come easily to me. Then add a few holes on the top so that the steam can escape.

13 – Bake at 350 for 40-45 minutes…until golden brown! I put a pizza pan under the pie plate, just in case there were any drippings….there were a few.

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Best served with vanilla ice cream!

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My first pie turned out very well, if I do say so myself. I will definitely use the other pie crusts that are in the freezer to attempt to make another type of pie…
Perhaps blueberry or mincemeat pies are in the future. Yet, not in the near future! ; )

Pumpkin Spice Chocolate Chip Cookies

Thanks to my lovely friend Alison for finding this wonderful recipe!

This is the most easiest recipe to follow! May I add, cheap and tasty!
Also, they are only two points, if you follow Weight Watchers!

All you need:
-796 mL of pure pumpkin – I use E.D. Smith
-1 box of Spice cake mix
-1 bag of Milk Chocolate Chipits

All of the ingredients!
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All of the ingredients mixed together!
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Ready to go in the oven!
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All you do:
-Mix all of the ingredients together
-Place on greased cookie sheet
-Bake for 18-22 minutes @ 350 deg.
-Cool on rack
-Enjoy!

Finished product!
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This recipe makes about 45-50 cookies. *Not 45-50 large cookies, small cookies.

I hope you enjoy this recipe as much as I do. They are perfect for the month of October! Great color, smell, and taste!