Layer unfilled cookies between waxed paper in an airtight container. Store at room temperature up to 3 days. Fill as directed.
Prepare as directed, except omit pumpkin pie spice and fill cookies with Almond Butter Frosting instead of pumpkin butter. For Almond Butter Frosting, in a medium bowl beat 3 Tbsp. softened butter with a mixer on medium until smooth. Beat in 1 cup powdered sugar, 1 Tbsp. milk, and 1/2 tsp. almond extract until combined. Beat in 1 cup additional powdered sugar. If needed, beat in additional milk, 1 tsp. at a time, to reach spreading consistency. Per Sandwich Cookie: 97 calories, 1 g protein, 16 g carbohydrate, 4 g total fat (1 g sat. fat), 3 mg cholesterol, 1 g fiber, 15 g total sugar, 1% Vitamin A, 0% Vitamin C, 15 mg sodium, 1% calcium, 1% iron
Prepare as directed, except substitute 2 Tbsp. unsweetened cocoa powder for pumpkin pie spice and fill cookies with chocolate-hazelnut spread instead of pumpkin butter. Per Sandwich Cookie: 72 calories, 2 g protein, 10 g carbohydrate, 3 g total fat (0 g sat. fat), 0 mg cholesterol, 1 g fiber, 9 g total sugar, 0% Vitamin A, 0% Vitamin C, 7 mg sodium, 1% calcium, 2% iron