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Tuesday's Cupboard—Caramel Stuffed Pumpkin Cookies

Think snickerdoodles with chunks of melty caramel in the center
From Cinnamon Spice & Everything Nice blog by Reeni Pisano

Caramel Stuffed Pumpkin Cookies Ingredients 1/2 cup unsalted butter, room temperature1 + 1/2 cups granulated sugar, divided1/3 cup pumpkin puree (not pumpkin pie filling)1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract1 + 1/2 cups all-purpose flour2 tablespoons + 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon, divided1/8 teaspoon ground cloves1/8 teaspoon ground ginger1/2 teaspoon baking soda1/4 teaspoon baking powder1/4 teaspoon salt1 (14 ounce) bag Kraft Caramels (unwrap about 30 of them)
1.  Line 2 large cookie sheets with silpats or parchment paper.
2.  In a large mixing bowl or stand mixer beat the butter and 1 cup sugar together on medium speed 2 minutes. Add the pumpkin and vanilla beat on low 2 more minutes.
3.  In a small bowl whisk together the flour, 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon, cloves, ginger, baking soda, baking powder and salt. Add to the sugar mixture and beat on low just until combi…