Pumpkin Cookies ‘n Cream Cookies

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Happy Monday! Hope you had a nice weekend. Yesterday I ran the NYC Marathon – great way to relax on a Sunday, I know! I’ll probably blog about my experience soon, but in the meantime, let’s just have some cookies. K?

I’m sort of enamored with these cookies.  You know why?  Well, the short story has to deal with ice cream.  See, if I had to pick just two ice cream flavors to eat the rest of my life (I know, the horror), they’d be:

  1. Pumpkin – everyone’s seasonal favorite
  2. Cookies ‘n Cream – my all-time, makes-everything-okay, favorite

Needless to say, a lot of my thoughts, when it comes to baking/eating/life, involve pumpkin and cookies ‘n cream.

And after having so much success with pumpkin cookie mix (oatmeal cinnamon chip and candy corn M and M bars), I sort of might have gone to the store and snatched a few more bags of mix.

These cookies were everything I hoped they’d be.  The pumpkin flavor wasn’t really sacrificed by adding crushed Oreo cookies, yet at the same time, every single bite was filled with chocolate sandwich cookie crumbs.  And the texture was right on point – crisp on the outside, chewy on the inside.

 

I could probably think of a million variations based on this cookie.  I actually have a Thanksgiving recipe lined up to make, inspired by these cookies!  No, don’t worry, I won’t be setting mashed potatoes with crushed Oreos on the dinner table this year.  Although, on second thought, sweet potatoes and crushed Oreos…

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