Easy Pumpkin Recipes: Flourless Pumpkin Pancakes & Pumpkin Spice Cake Cookies

Oct 3 2019
Now that pumpkin season is in full effect, we’re introducing TWO new super-simple pumpkin recipes -- one for breakfast, and one for dessert! Under 175 calories and just 6 main ingredients or less…

Hungry Girl's Healthy Flourless Pumpkin Pancakes Recipe

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Entire recipe: 169 calories, 4g total fat (0.5g sat fat), 420mg sodium, 16g carbs, 6.5g fiber, 4.5g sugars, 19.5g protein

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SmartPoints® value 2*

Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 5 minutes

Ingredients:

1/4 cup powdered peanut butter

1 packet natural no-calorie sweetener (like Truvia)

1/2 tsp. baking powder

1/4 cup canned pure pumpkin

1/4 cup (about 2 large) egg whites or fat-free liquid egg substitute

1/4 tsp. vanilla extract

 

Seasonings:

1/2 tsp. cinnamon

1/4 tsp. pumpkin pie spice

Optional toppings: lite pancake syrup, light butter

Directions:

In a medium bowl, mix powdered peanut butter, sweetener, baking powder, cinnamon, and pumpkin pie spice. Add pumpkin, egg, and vanilla extract, and stir until uniform. (Batter will be thick.)

Bring a large skillet sprayed with nonstick spray to medium heat. Add batter to form three medium pancakes (about 1/4 cup each). Cook until solid enough to flip, about 2 minutes. Gently flip, and cook until both sides are lightly browned and the inside is cooked through, about 2 minutes.

MAKES 1 SERVING

Hungry Girl's Healthy Pumpkin Spice Cake Cookies Recipe

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1/16th of recipe (1 cookie): 54 calories, 0.5g total fat (<0.5g sat fat), 85mg sodium, 11g carbs, 0.5g fiber, 6.5g sugars, 1g protein

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SmartPoints® value 2*

Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 10 minutes

Ingredients:

1 1/4 cups spice cake mix

1/3 cup (about 3 large) egg whites or fat-free liquid egg substitute

1/4 cup canned pure pumpkin

1/4 cup raisins, chopped

 

Seasonings:

1/4 tsp. pumpkin pie spice

Directions:

Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Spray a baking sheet with nonstick spray.

In a large bowl, combine cake mix, egg, pumpkin, and pumpkin pie spice. Mix until mostly smooth and uniform. (Batter will be thick.) Fold in half of the chopped raisins.

Evenly distribute mixture into 16 mounds on the baking sheet, about 1 tbsp. each. Use the back of a spoon to spread and flatten into 1 1/2-inch circles. 


Sprinkle with remaining raisins, lightly pressing to adhere. Bake until a toothpick inserted into the center of a cookie comes out mostly clean, about 8 minutes.

MAKES 16 SERVINGS

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Chew on this:

Not to steal pumpkin's thunder, but October is also National Apple Month. Definitely a good reason to make these Apple Cinnamon Blender Muffins

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