Mummy Pumpkin Cookies Recipe – Girls Pop-Dishes

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If you want a beautiful treat in the shape of creepy mummies for the upcoming Halloween, then these Mummy Pumpkin Cookies will be as much about fun as about taste.

Ingredients

For the Crust :
1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter cut into cubes-chilled
2 and 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon sugar
4 Tablespoons ice water
(or you can use 1 package Refrigerated Pie Crust (2 crusts))

For filling and topping:
3/4 cup reduced pumpkin puree (place 1 cup pumpkin puree on several layers of paper towel, wrap and press to soak excess moisture until you get 3/4 cup pumpkin puree)
2 oz cream cheese -slightly softened
2 tablespoons packed light-brown sugar
2 tablespoons granulated sugar
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
1/4 teaspoon of nutmeg
1/8 teaspoon allspice
1 egg yolk
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 egg white-lightly beaten
1/2 tablespoon water
2 tablespoon sugar
1 teaspoon cinnamon

Instructions

  1. To make the crust pulse together in a food processor flour, salt and sugar, then add butter and pulse until look like a coarse meal (don’t over-process, just pulse until butter is no longer in large pieces). Add chilled water 1-2 tablespoon at the time and pulse several times( if it doesn’t come together in clumps add remaining water). If you don’t have a food processor you can make the dough using two fork or pastry blender. Gather dough onto working surface, divide into two portions, shape each into 5-inch disk, cover with plastic wrap and chill 1 hour. READ MORE

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