Chocolate · Cookies · Pumpkin

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies



In the spirit of pumpkin everything, obviously it makes sense to have another pumpkin recipe.

And what’s better than chocolate chip cookies?

Chocolate chip cookies AND pumpkin!

I used coconut oil instead of butter, which in my opinion doesn’t make them healthier because they are still a cookie and still loaded with saturated fat.

However, it gives them a different texture.  They don’t flatten like a normal cookie and with the pumpkin they’re super moist and cakey.  I’m not usually a huge fan of cookies like this, but these are fantastic.  I think the pumpkin is to thank for that.

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

I found the recipe here


  • 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil, melted and cooled
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup pumpkin puree (not pumpkin pie filling)
  • 3/4 cup semi sweet chocolate chips


1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line a large baking sheet with a Silpat baking mat and set aside.

2. In a medium bowl, whisk together whole wheat flour, salt, baking soda, baking powder, and spices. Set aside.

3. Using a mixer, combine the coconut oil and sugars together. Add vanilla extract and pumpkin and mix until combined, about 3 minutes. Slowly add in the dry ingredients. Mix until just combined. Stir in the chocolate chips.

4. Drop by large, rounded tablespoons onto prepared baking sheet. Bake for 13-15 minutes or until cookies are just beginning to brown around the edges. Let the cookies cool on the baking sheet for two minutes. Transfer to a wire cooling rack and cool completely.


I had to bake mine longer than the original recipe called for (it said 10-12 minutes) so I would say watch your cookies and see how they are around that time.

I’ve made these twice and doubled one of the batches.  They have been a HUGE hit with everyone I’ve shared them with and it’s a good thing I did share them or I would have eaten them all!


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