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Pumpkin Pecan Cookie Pie

Pumpkin Lovers...you'll love this Pumpkin Pecan Cookie Pie with bursts of cinnamon inside and melt-in-your-mouth cinnamon buttercream on top. 
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time23 mins
Total Time38 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cookie pie, easy pumpkin recipes, pumpkin cookies, pumpkin pie
Servings: 8
Calories: 520kcal

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter softened
  • 1/2 cup solid-pack pumpkin
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 3/4 cup cinnamon chips
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans

Cinnamon Buttercream:

  • 1/2 cup butter softened
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tablespoon cinnamon
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1-2 tablespoons heavy cream

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  • In a medium-size bowl, combine the sugars and butter. Add in the pumpkin and mix well. Add the salt, cinnamon, pumpkin pie spice and baking soda and mix until combined. Add the flour and mix just until combined. The batter will be thick. Lastly, fold in the cinnamon chips.
  • Spray a 9" round baking pan with cooking spray. Spread the pumpkin batter evenly on the bottom of the pan. Sprinkle the chopped pecans on top of the batter and press down lightly with your hand so they stick in the batter.
  • Bake the cookie for 20-23 minutes, until it is cooked through. As soon as the cookie pie comes out of the oven, use a flat bottomed glass cup to press very lightly on top of the cookie. This will give you an even top.
  • While the cookie pie is cooling, prepare the buttercream. In a small bowl, use a spoon to mix the butter well for 2-3 minutes. It should get creamy and whitish in appearance. Add in the vanilla, cinnamon and powdered sugar and mix. Pour in 1-2 tablespoons of heavy cream, until the buttercream is the texture you would like it.
  • Use a decorating bag with a large tip (Wilton 1M or 2D) to decorate the edges of the cake or just spread the buttercream overtop the whole cookie. If you'd like to do this, I would recommend doubling the buttercream recipe to give you a little bit more frosting to work with.

Nutrition

Calories: 520kcal | Carbohydrates: 59g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 30g | Saturated Fat: 17g | Cholesterol: 66mg | Sodium: 359mg | Potassium: 79mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 38g | Vitamin A: 3160IU | Vitamin C: 0.7mg | Calcium: 47mg | Iron: 1.7mg