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Description: This autumn-spiced pumpkin shortbread is the perfect way to celebrate the season. The buttery shortbread is flavored with pumpkin pie spice, and the topping is a mix of pumpkin puree, and sugar. Go ahead and indulge in this yummy treat with a scoop of ice cream!

 

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autumn-spiced pumpkin shortbread

 

The leaves are changing, the air is getting crisp, and that can only mean one thing: autumn is coming! One of our favorite ways to enjoy the fall season is by indulging in pumpkin-flavored treats.

 

In this blog post, we’ll show you how to make a delicious and spiced pumpkin shortbread cookie. So pull out your mixing bowls and let’s get baking!

 

What is pumpkin spice flavor?

 

Every autumn, without fail, the pumpkin spice craze takes over. but what is pumpkin spice, exactly? where did it come from? and most importantly, why do we love it so much? read on to find out!

Well, pumpkin spice is a combination of ground nutmeg, ground cinnamon, ground ginger, and ground cloves. They are easy to make at home. Why not try it at home? Here’s how to make it,

  1. In a small bowl combine all the ingredients and mix them well until everything is incorporated.
  2. Store them in a jar container.
  3. Use them in coffee, cream, or in pasta.

 

As simple as that! You can now add them to autumn-spice pumpkin shortbread.

 

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Pumpkin shortbread: Ingredients tips and substitution!

 

This autumn-spiced pumpkin shortbread is perfect for gatherings of all sizes – make a batch for your friends or family, so gather the ingredients needed along with the tips and substitution.

 

The substitution I will mention are optional but I’ll try to keep this healthy for you!

 

What you will need,

 

  1. All-purpose flour & cornstarch: It is used to make the dough and if you want to make this shortbread gluten-free there are available in the store certified gluten-free flour.
  2. Pumpkin puree & spice: They are the base of this shortbread, so don’t skip this. If you prefer to buy pumpkin puree, make sure it is not pumpkin pie filling.
  3. Salt and sugar: It adds the taste use raw sugar or coconut sugar instead of refined sugar if desired.
  4. Butter: Unsalted butter is being used in this recipe or uses non-dairy butter.
  5. Cooking spray: It is used to not stick the dough into a pan.

 

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If you are vegan and love to bake, use the ingredient substitution I have mentioned but if you are not fond of veganism, you may still use the original ingredients. No worries, it is still up to your liking.

 

Looking for more vegan fall recipes?

 

Well, while this autumn-spiced pumpkin shortbread has easy-to-find ingredients it is also easy to make.

 

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easy-to-find-ingredients

 

Let us preheat the oven!

 

Once you gather the ingredients let us start baking. Best of all, it’s easily adaptable so you can customize it however you like.

 

This shortbread is easy to make and not too complicated to whip up the ingredients. Below are the easy steps on how to make this delicious autumn treat.

 

What you will do,
  1. Preheat the oven to 300°F and grease the tart pan with cooking spray.
  2. In a mixing bowl, add the all-purpose flour, pumpkin pie spice, and kosher salt. Mix them well.
  3. In a separate bowl, combine the butter, powdered sugar, and pumpkin until creamy.
  4. Combine the flour mixture and butter mixture until just incorporated. In a prepared pan, spread the batter or dough.
  5. In a preheated oven, bake them for 1 hour and 20 minutes, or until they become golden brown.
  6. Allow them to cool for 10-15 minutes before cutting them onto wedges or bars using a serrated knife.
  7. Served with ice cream and sprinkled with some sugar, Enjoy!

 

Indulge in this yummy treat with your family and friends after making this delicious autumn-spiced pumpkin shortbread during the autumn season.

 

But not in just the autumn season you can make this whenever you want!

 

Looking for more baking fall recipes?

 

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autumn-spiced pumpkin shortbread

 

Decided to make this autumn-spiced pumpkin shortbread? Below is the recipe card along with ingredients and instructions. Share your thoughts on making this delicious shortbread by leaving a comment below.

 

Enjoy this recipe!

baking fall recipe

Autumn-Spiced Pumpkin Shortbread

This autumn-spiced pumpkin shortbread is the perfect way to celebrate the season. The buttery shortbread is flavored with pumpkin pie spice, and the topping is a mix of pumpkin puree, and sugar. Go ahead and indulge in this yummy treat with a scoop of ice cream!
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 1 hr 20 mins
Total Time 1 hr 40 mins
Course Dessert, Shortbread
Cuisine American
Calories 2027 kcal

Ingredients
  

Gather the ingredients:

  • 10 oz. all-purpose flour or use certified gluten-free flour
  • 4 oz. cornstarch
  • 1 1/2 tsp pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 1/2 stick butter unsalted, softened
  • 2/3 cup sugar powder, or coconut sugar
  • 4 oz. pumpkin puree
  • cooking spray

Instructions
 

Let us bake!

  • Preheat the oven to 300°F and grease the tart pan with cooking spray.
  • In a mixing bowl, add the all-purpose flour, pumpkin pie spice, and kosher salt. Mix them well.
  • In a separate bowl, combine the butter, powdered sugar, and pumpkin until creamy.
  • Combine the flour mixture and butter mixture until just incorporated. In a prepared pan, spread the batter or dough.
  • In a preheated oven, bake them for 1 hour and 20 minutes, or until they become golden brown.
  • Allow them to cool for 10-15 minutes before cutting them into wedges or bars using a serrated knife.
  • Served with ice cream and sprinkled with some sugar. Enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories: 2027kcalCarbohydrates: 464gProtein: 31gFat: 4gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 0.4gCholesterol: 0.2mgSodium: 1189mgPotassium: 565mgFiber: 12gSugar: 138gVitamin A: 17658IUVitamin C: 5mgCalcium: 99mgIron: 16mg
Keyword autumn season, fall season, pumpkin puree, pumpkin spice, shortbread
Tried this recipe?Let us know how it was!

 

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To Wrap It All Up

 

Well, there you have it! Our recipe for pumpkin shortbread. This is a great Fall treat that’s easy to make and can be adapted with different spices or flavors. We hope you enjoy it! Have you made this recipe before? What variations did you try? Share your thoughts on making this delicious shortbread by leaving a comment below. And don’t forget to share the recipe with your friends and family members who love good food as much as you do.

 

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