Healthy Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies are full of autumn flavors and the basic recipe is easy to follow!

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Let’s make some pumpkin chocolate chip cookies!

Let’s make some pumpkin chocolate chip cookies!

This amazing pumpkin chocolate chip cookies recipe is made possible because of a dear friend! Special thanks to Amy Duska of amyinthekitchen.com for the recipe!

You can make this healthy version of chocolate chip cookies with pumpkins too! With just the right sweet blend, this will surely become an instant favorite in your home! Don’t forget the warm glass of milk, of course!

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Ingredients for Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies recipe

  • 3 cups unbleached all-purpose flour OR gluten free all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup light brown sugar
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cups canola oil or melted coconut oil
  • 1/2 cups applesauce
  • 15 ounces pumpkin
  • 2 eggs (lightly beaten)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 tablespoons pumpkin pie spice
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 2 cups chocolate chips

Directions to make Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies recipe

Step 1

Preheat oven to 350° and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

Step 2

In a medium bowl combine brown sugar, sugar, canola oil, applesauce, pumpkin, eggs, and vanilla until fully incorporated.

Step 3

In a separate bowl whisk together the gluten-free flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt, pumpkin pie spice, and cinnamon.

Step 4

Pour 1/3rd of the dry mixture at a time into the wet ingredients making sure to fully combine before adding more.

Step 5

Stir in the chocolate chips.

Step 6

Use a small cookie scoop to place mounds of the dough onto the parchment paper.

Step 7

Flatten out the mounds by smoothing the top with the back of a spoon; the cookies won’t go flat, so set the shape now!

Step 8

Bake for 10-13 minutes. Remove from the oven, transfer cookies to a cooling rack, and let cool.

Yield: 25 cookie pieces

Healthy Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

Healthy Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

Make a healthy version of the classic chocolate chip cookies! Add pumpkin and gluten-free flour, your kids will get their favorite snack with a dose of healthy nutrients!

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 32 minutes

Ingredients

  • 3 cups unbleached all-purpose flour OR gluten free all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup light brown sugar
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cups canola oil or melted coconut oil
  • 1/2 cups applesauce
  • 15 ounces pumpkin
  • 2 eggs (lightly beaten)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 tablespoons pumpkin pie spice
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 2 cups chocolate chips

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350° and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Combine brown sugar, sugar, canola oil, applesauce, pumpkin, eggs, and vanilla in a medium bowl until fully incorporated.
  3. In a separate bowl whisk together the gluten-free flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt, pumpkin pie spice, and cinnamon.
  4. Pour 1/3rd of the dry mixture at a time into the wet ingredients making sure to fully combine before adding more.
  5. Stir in the chocolate chips.
  6. Use a small cookie scoop to place mounds of the dough onto the parchment paper. You may flatten the cookies at this point.
  7. Bake for 10-13 minutes. Remove from the oven, transfer cookies to a cooling rack, and let cool.

Have you tried our healthy pumpkin chocolate chip cookies recipe? How did it turn out? We’d love to hear about it in the comments!

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