Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

The fall season is a great time for trying out all of my favorite pumpkin recipes! These cookies are chewy and delicious and the chocolate chips are just sweet enough to satisfy any chocolate craving you may have. I absolutely love pumpkin pie, so I thought it would be great to have some sort of pumpkin in cookie form. The result was absolutely brilliant! You can used canned pumpkin for the recipe of course, but if you are a real go-getter and are pureeing your pumpkin shavings from carving your jack o’lanterns then I’m sure you can also use homemade pureed pumpkin made in a food processer. The canned pumpkin tastes just as good and is a whole lot easier and less messy. I made these on the same weekend that we went out to the pumpkin patch to pick out our pumpkins, however it was a couple weeks before we had carved them and I needed something to satisfy my pumpkin craving in the meantime. These chewy Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies are so soft and delicious!

Funny story, we had to go to two different stores to find the canned pumpkin, because the first one was sold out! I guess a lot of people in Brooklyn are baking pumpkin goodies during the month of October, not surprising!

I had thought about making this recipe with raisins or nuts as well, so if you like an extra crunch or texture to your cookies, I’m sure adding nuts or raisins could also be a delicious choice.

Prior to making these I had never really thought about combining chocolate and pumpkin together, but these chewy Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies are a satisfying addition to any fall festival or office party.

delicious pumpkin chocolate chip cookies

Pumpkin chocolate chip cookies ready for transport and sharing at the office!

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

Rating: 51

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 25 minutes

Yield: 2 dozen large cookies

Serving Size: 5 cookies =)

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

These chewy pumpkin chocolate chip cookies will spice up your life! These are delicious when paired with milk or dipped in pumpkin flavored ice cream.

Ingredients

1/2 cup butter
1 1/2 cups sugar
1 cup canned pumpkin
1 egg
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 1/2 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 package chocolate chips (6 ounces)

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350-degrees.
  2. Grease baking sheets with Crisco or Butter.
  3. In mixing bowl cream butter and sugar. Stir in pumpkin, egg and vanilla.
  4. Mix dry ingredients together in bowl (flower, salt, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg, salt)
  5. Add dry ingredients to butter and sugar mixture until smooth and combined.
  6. Stir in chocolate chips.
  7. Drop spoonfuls of batter onto baking sheets.
  8. Bake for 12-15 minutes until lightly browned on top.
  9. Cool on wire rack.

Notes

These cookies are perfect for a chilly autumn day, and are delicious if you love the combination of pumpkin and chocolate chips as much as I do. Eat and Enjoy!!!!!!

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