Pumpkin Cheesecake Cookies

Ingredients

8 ounces low-fat cream cheese

1/2 cup butter

1/2 cup organic pumpkin puree

1 T vanilla

2 cups all purpose flour

1/2 cup low fat graham crackers

(create into crumble form by placing crackers in Ziploc bag, rolling pin over them)

1/2 T cinnamon

1 T pumpkin spice

1/2 cup graham crackers for rolling

Directions

Mix cream cheese, butter and pumpkin. Add in vanilla and pumpkin spice. Slowly add dry ingredients. Form balls and roll in extra crumbs. Should be sticky. Bake for 15 minutes.

Melissa is a registered dietitian living and working in NYC for over a decade. While she is a dietitian by profession, Melissa believes that being healthy does not just mean from a dietary perspective. To her, health encompasses eating nutritious foods, exercising, and balancing mental well-being.