Pumpkin Cookies with Caramel

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This easy homemade cookies recipe is a good way to get a head start on your fall baking. This caramel stuffed pumpkin cookie recipe is sure to be a favorite, stuffed with chocolate caramel candy. These easy cookies are the best for fall. It’s an easy cookies recipe to make and the perfect mix of chewy and soft. And as if the pumpkin cookie part of the recipe weren't enough, they are then stuffed with caramel; it doesn't get much better than that. You can use Dove Sea Salt Caramel, Rolos or Milky Way Caramels or any other chocolate caramel candy that you choose. The easy cookies bake up soft and chewy and gooey when you bite into them. The combination of pumpkin, pumpkin spices, chocolate and caramel, is the best. And the good news is that you can freeze them to eat later if you can wait that long. This easy cookies recipe does require chilling the dough twice. And you want to be sure and not skip that part, as it is quite important. The first time you chill the cookie dough is so that you can work with the dough and stuff the cookies. Then the cookie dough is warm from touching and rolling it, so it then needs to be chilled again. Only then are you allowed to bake up the cookies. This ensures fluffy soft cookies that aren’t going to be flat as pancakes. For the full step by step tutorial for this easy homemade cookies recipe, you will want to take a look at the Crazy for Crust recipe site.

For this easy homemade cookies recipe, you will need unsalted butter, pumpkin puree, dark brown sugar, granulated sugar, egg yolk, vanilla extract, baking soda and spices. You will also need flour and about 20 chocolate caramel candies (you can use Rolos or Dove or similar). For the full step by step instructions for this easy homemade cookies recipe, you will want to take a look at the site.

One thing is for sure, and that's pumpkins aren’t just for carving or pumpkin spice lattes. This seasonal fruit offers plenty of health-boosting properties. Pumpkin is also a great ingredient for soup recipes, muffins or even pancake recipes. Eating more pumpkin will benefit you in several ways. Pumpkin offers health-boosting antioxidants. Pumpkins are also packed with carotenoids, which help to protect your cells against free radical damage. Like carrots, pumpkins are rich in beta-carotene, along with alpha-carotene and beta-cryptoxanthin. After consuming beta-carotene, your body then converts it into vitamin A, all the while boosting overall immune function. Consuming pumpkin helps to protect your eyes. Because pumpkin is rich in beta-carotene, you benefit from a safe source of vitamin A. In fact, when you consume only one cup of pumpkin, you can benefit from nearly twice the recommended daily intake. This important vitamin also helps to promote optimal vision health, because it reduces your risk of degenerative eye conditions, while also helping to promote healthy teeth and bones. Consuming pumpkin also helps to boost your fiber intake. Fiber is critical when it comes to optimal health, as it supports regular bowel movements, blood sugar and cholesterol levels. Fiber also supports a healthy digestive system, and it may also help with controlling your weight. This is because when you eat a diet that is fiber-rich, you will also curb hunger and avoid overeating.

You will find this easy homemade cookies recipe on the Crazy For Crust site. On the site, you will find easy cookies, dessert recipes, bread recipes, cake recipes, breakfast ideas and so much more. **

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