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Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

These soft and flavorful pumpkin chocolate chip cookies are a fall must have dessert.

What a better way to celebrate fall than with making a batch of homemade pumpkin chocolate chip cookies!

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

It’s the season for pumpkin bread and pumpkin muffins, pumpkin truffles, pumpkin energy balls, pumpkin cream cold brew, pumpkin everything!

Ingredients to make pumpkin chocolate chip cookies

  • pumpkin puree
  • 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. 

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

ingredients to make pumpkin chocolate chip cookies

how to make pumpkin chocolate chip cookies

Step 1: Whisk together the dry ingredients: flour, baking soda, baking powder, pumpkin pie spice, and salt.

Step 2: In a separate bowl, cream together the wet ingredients: sugar, pumpkin, melted butter, vanilla, and egg

Step 3: Add the dry ingredients to the wet, and beat to combine. Fold the chocolate chips into the batter.

Step 4: Drop the cookie dough batter by spoonfuls onto a baking sheet and top with additional chocolate chips on top. Bake at 350 degrees for 12-15 minutes.

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

They are perfectly stay soft and don’t lose the softness even once they cool down. These pumpkin cookies are cakey and melt-in-your-mouth delicious!

pumpkin chocolate chip cookies on a plate

Recipe substitutions

  • flour: you can substitute whole wheat pastry flour in an equal amount
  • to make dairy free: substitute vegan butter and dairy free chocolate chips
  • sugar: cane sugar or regular sugar will both work for this recipe
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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Yield: 30 medium cookies

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

pumpkin chocolate chip cookies stacked on top of each other

The best soft pumpkin chocolate chip cookie recipe, perfect for fall baking.

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

Ingredients

  • 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

Instructions

  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

Notes

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

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

30

Serving Size:

1

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

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