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Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

These soft pumpkin chocolate chip cookies are a fall must have dessert!

pumpkin chocolate chip cookies stacked with melted chocolate chips

Today is the first day of fall, and what better way to celebrate than with pumpkin chocolate chip cookies!

These cookies are the perfect softness and filled with pumpkin spiced chocolatey goodness in every bite. 

pumpkin cookies on wax paper

Ingredients to make pumpkin chocolate chip cookies

  • pumpkin
  • all purpose flour
  • egg
  • vanilla 
  • salt
  • baking soda
  • baking powder
  • pumpkin pie spice
  • sugar
  • butter
  • semi sweet chocolate chips

We’re keeping it simple, classic and delicious with these mouthwatering cookies. 

pumpkin chocolate chip cookie dough on the baking sheet

Added bonus of making these cookies is the delicious pumpkin smells that will make your kitchen smell like heaven! 

how to make dairy free pumpkin cookies

I thought I would include this for anyone who cannot have dairy, as it is really easy to make these cookies to be dairy free.

Simply use vegan butter and dairy free chocolate chips and you have dairy-less pumpkin cookies that are every bit as delicious as the originals!

three pumpkin cookies stacked

This recipe makes around 25 – 30 medium sized pumpkin chocolate chip cookies. 

After cooling, store any leftovers in an airtight container for several days, if they last that long!

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Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

Yield: 30 medium cookies

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

pumpkin chocolate chip cookies stacked with melted chocolate chips inside

The best soft pumpkin chocolate chip cookie recipe

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes


  • 1 cup canned pumpkin
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 cup cane sugar or white sugar
  • 1/3 cup butter, melted
  • 12 oz semi sweet chocolate chips


  1. Whisk flour, baking soda, baking powder, pumpkin pie spice, and salt
  2. In a separate bowl, cream together the sugar, pumpkin, melted butter, vanilla, and egg
  3. Add the dry ingredients to the wet, and beat to combine
  4. Fold in the chocolate chips
  5. Drop by spoonfuls onto a baking sheet and top with additional chocolate chips, if desired
  6. Bake at 350 degrees for 12 - 15 minutes


To easily make these cookies dairy free, use vegan butter and dairy free chocolate chips!

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 135Total Fat: 6gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 12mgSodium: 149mgCarbohydrates: 21gFiber: 1gSugar: 13gProtein: 2g

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