As you read this post I will be flying high in the sky on route to Arizona….to celebrate my birthday!  My mom called me a couple months ago with the idea of a getaway for my birthday.  Not just any getaway but a spa and hiking getaway to Sedona, Arizona.  It didn’t take much convincing and I’ve been excited ever since.  But I didn’t want to leave without a treat.  Since it’s my birthday a treat is needed and this treat comes in the form of a Paleo-ish Pumpkin Cookie Sandwich with Paleo Pumpkin Ice Cream sandwiched in between….I’m telling you this is the perfect treat to celebrate a birthday with in a Paleo fashion.  Since I’m leaving on my birthday we had to celebrate in my house and my request was not to have the traditional cake or ice cream so instead we had these!  They were heavenly and I have to say I’m so happy it’s that time of the year for pumpkin.  I love the stuff!

Ok, before I leave you I have one more treat….a giveaway!  The lovely folks at Taste of Home sent me two copies of their latest cookbook that just hit the bookstores.  It’s jammed pack with 800 baking recipes, which even include a few gluten-free items.  I’ll be giving away 1 copy to 2 readers. 

Here’s what you have to do to enter:

1.) Leave a comment below telling me why you would love to have a copy of this cookbook. 

2.) Follow Multiply Delicious on Twitter

3.) Follow Taste of Home on Twitter

4.) Follow Multiply Delicious on Facebook

5.) Follow Taste of Home of Facebook

Leave a comment for each of the above for more chances to win!

Rules:

Sorry only within the US.  

Please comment by midnight EST on Monday October 3rd  for chance to win.  On Tuesday I will announce the winners of the cookbooks. 

Good Luck!!

UPDATE:  Winners are Kimberly and Julie!!!  Yippee!!  I’ll be sending emails to you soon!!

Now let’s get to the treat.  First off the cookies!  Now there are a couple ways you can make these.  With or without the chocolate chips.  I did half the cookies with and half without.  Either way they are delicious.

Paleo Pumpkin Spice Cookies

Print Recipe

2 cups blanched almond flour

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon baking soda

1 tablespoon pumpkin pie spice, plus more for sprinkling on tops of cookies

1/2 cup pure pumpkin puree

1 small ripe banana, mashed

1/4 cup maple syrup

1 tablespoon vanilla extract

1/3 cup coconut oil

1/2 cup Enjoy Life Chocolate Chips (optional)

Instructions:

Preheat oven to 350 and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

In a large bowl whisk together the almond flour, baking soda, salt, and pumpkin pie spice.

In a small bowl mix together pumpkin puree, mashed banana, maple syrup (if using), vanilla extract. 

Mix wet ingredients into dry ingredients and stir until combine.  Then add melted coconut oil and stir to incorporate.  If you are using chocolate chips stir those into the batter.

Drop spoonful of batter (about 1 to 2 tablespoons in size) onto prepared baking sheet.  Sprinkle the tops of the cookies with additional pumpkin pie spice.  Bake cookies for 25 to 30 minutes until golden.

Cookies are best kept in a airtight container in the refrigerator. 

Paleo Pumpkin Ice Cream

Print Recipe

1 can of coconut milk

1/2 cup pumpkin puree

1/4 cup maple syrup

1/2 tablespoon pumpkin pie spice

Instructions:

In a bowl whisk together all ingredients until well combine.

Pour into the bowl of a ice cream machine and follow the directions of your ice cream machine. 

To assemble sandwiches:

On one side of the bottom of a cookie place a scoop of ice cream.  Take another cookie and place flat side down on top of ice cream and slightly press down.  Eat right away or wrap in plastic wrap or airtight container and store in freezer. 

Note: It’s best to assemble sandwiches when ice cream is soft.

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47 Responses to Pumpkin Ice Cream Sandwich Cookies & Giveaway!

  1. Valerie says:

    Taste of Home’s recipe always turn out fantastic!

  2. Linda says:

    I love Taste of Home recipes, and would enjoy a new cookbook for baked goods and treats.

    Those pumpkin ice cream sandwiches look delicious!

  3. Maureen says:

    I would love to win for the fact that their recipes always seem like things that the average person can make. Items for the recipes are not odd or out of the usual and and be found in a pantry. things that can be made perhaps at the last minute and I need ideas like that.

  4. Kimberly says:

    I have tons of Taste of Home magazines, but it would be wonderful to have all of the baking in one place. I’m sure my boys would love for me to make more treats. :)

  5. Kimberly says:

    I ‘like’ you on fb.

  6. KatieRK says:

    I would simply just love a new cookbook! I enjoy baking for others and would find a lot of fun new things to try!

  7. KatieRK says:

    I follow M.D on twitter!

  8. KatieRK says:

    I follow taste of home on FB:)

  9. KatieRK says:

    i now follow Taste of home on fb!

  10. KatieRK says:

    and i follow Multiply Delicious on FB as well!

  11. Julie says:

    I’d like a copy of this cookbook, because when I have insomnia, I bake. And lately…I haven’t been able to sleep. And I’m gettin’ sick of chocolate chip cookies.

  12. Desi says:

    I would love this because I love Taste of Home and I really want to start baking more and I think that cookbook could help :)

  13. susitravl says:

    I am a huge TOH fan, and I love to bake, but am always looking for new recipes and cookbooks to add to my collection.
    susitravl(at)gmail(dot)com

  14. susitravl says:

    Like TOH on FB (SusanB)
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  15. susitravl says:

    Like you on FB (SusanB)
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  16. Katrina says:

    This sounds lovely!

  17. Katrina says:

    I follow you on twitter

  18. Katrina says:

    I like you on facebook

  19. Katrina says:

    I follow taste of home on twitter

  20. Cindy B. says:

    I would love to win this because I LOVE TO BAKE! Plain and simple. I also love Taste of Home magazines.

  21. Cindy B. says:

    I follow Multiply Delicious on Twitter.

  22. Cindy B. says:

    I follow Taste of Home on Twitter.

  23. Cindy B. says:

    I follow Multiply Delicious on Facebook.

  24. Cindy B. says:

    I follow Taste of Home of Facebook.

  25. Chelsea says:

    I have a “thing” for cookbooks. I would sometimes rather curl up with a cup of tea and a cookbook instead of a “normal” book!

  26. Chelsea says:

    Oh, and I “like” you on Facebook!

  27. Chelsea says:

    And I “like” TOH on Facebook, too!

  28. Kate says:

    I just started to find my baking/cooking mojo, when I was diagnosed with celiac disease and (possible) milk allergy. It put a damper on things for a bit, but I’m finally getting back into the swing of things. I would LOVE the new Taste of Home Cookbook…especially if they’re including GF recipes! If my netbook doesn’t short out from me drooling on it whilst looking at Pumpkin Ice Cream Sandwich Cookies, I will complete steps 2-5.

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  30. Jacey says:

    Making these ice cream cookies right now. Can’t wait!

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  32. These cookies were quite tasty. :) I did have a problem getting them to bake in the middle though. I’m not sure it was because I baked them in a convection oven…but the cookies baked on the outside and not so much in the middle. I feel like they needed an egg.

    Otherwise, we gobbled them up – very spicy and flavorful! :)

  33. Jim says:

    These did not flatten out during baking. Do you squash them into a cookie shape first?

  34. MDelicious says:

    Hi Jim,
    They aren’t really supposed to flatten out as you can tell from the photo’s above. If you prefer flatter cookies, you can slightly press down on them before baking. That will insure you get a flatter cookie.

  35. Abby says:

    These are really delicious. I follow a paleo food plan and love a treat now and then. So great! Thanks!

  36. kelly says:

    I need a copy!! My son has autism and this diet defines what would be best for him no gluten no dairy no grains… also i am a big fan and want to be healthy

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  39. Just wanted to throw out there that I made a batch of 20 cookies with this recipe and with my ingredients (honey instead of maple syrup) it came out to 7 grams of carbs and 100 calories/cookie. (We have a type 1 diabetic here, so I HAVE to analyze everything I cook)

  40. Dee says:

    Made your cookies… my oven cooks to temp but after 20 minutes they were burnt offerings. Will give it another whirl for less time, but just wanted to let ya know…

  41. dcrow says:

    My daughter helped me bake these cookies today, and they are amazing!

  42. Dana Crow says:

    Hi there! This is the third time in a month I’ve come looking for this recipe, so it’s a favorite. This time, I will print it, but I’m sure I’ll be back for more. I love that it is so simple and turns out perfectly every time I make it. I’m planning on turning orange from pumpkin consumption!

  43. Ashli says:

    Would love your cookbook! As a mom of a 3 year old little guy & 1 year old twins… I always love learning new recipes for my family! :)

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