These cookies are a perfect fall treat. They're fabulous, delicious, vegan AND can be made gluten-free. Also, baking them makes your whole house smell festive and cozy. Definitely best enjoyed with a hot cup of coffee or tea.
1 cup organic cane sugar
½ cup Earth Balance vegan butter
2 teaspoons cinnamon
2 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon xanthan gum (if you're using gluten-free flour)
In a medium mixing bowl, mix together the pumpkin purée, sugar, vegan butter, molasses, cream cheese and vanilla extract
In another medium mixing bowl, whisk together the flour, cinnamon, baking soda, xanthan gum (if you're using gluten-free flour), ginger, cloves and salt.
Slowly add the dry ingredients to wet ingredients and mix until combined.