Peanut Butter Pumpkin Cookies

Peanut Butter Pumpkin Cookies:
Cookie Ingredients:
7.5 ounces Canned Pumpkin
2 cups Peanut Butter
3 cups Sugar
1 1/2 cups Self Rising Flour
2 Extra Large Eggs
1 tablespoon Ground Cinnamon
2 teaspoons Vanilla Extract
 Cookie Instructions:
1. Combine peanut butter, sugar, eggs, and vanilla in a large mixing bowl.
2. Stir in pumpkin and cinnamon.
3. Slowly add flour while stirring. Note: Dough will become very hard to stir)
4. Chill dough in refrigerator for about 1 hour.
5. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
6. For each cookie, roll out a tablespoon of dough then slightly flatten in hands.
7. Place cookies on greased cookie sheet about 2 inches apart.
8. Bake for 15-17 minutes or until edges are starting to brown.
9. Let cool completely then ice (if desired).
Cream Cheese Icing Ingredients:
1.8 ounces Softened Cream Cheese
1 cup Powdered Sugar
2 tablespoons Milk
Cream Cheese Icing Instructions:
1. Combine softened cream cheese and powdered sugar.
2. Add milk and stir until desired consistency.
3. Ice cookies and let set for about an hour.

Cinnamon Apple Energy Bites

1 cup dried apples (not freeze dried)
½ cup medjool dates, pits removed
½ cup unsalted dry roasted almonds
½ cup old fashioned oats
1 T. maple syrup
1 t. cinnamon
? t. allspice
2 T. water, more if needed

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