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Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Cookies Recipe

Course: cookie
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Chill: 30 minutes
Total Time: 55 minutes
Servings: 12 cookies
Calories: 210kcal
Pumpkin just got delicious in the form of these pumpkin chocolate chip cookies! Simple to make, they are full of the flavors of fall.
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Equipment

Ingredients

  • ½ cup unsalted butter 113 grams, melted (1 stick)
  • ¾ cup brown sugar 160 grams
  • ¼ cup pumpkin puree 57 grams
  • 1 large egg 50 grams
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 4 grams
  • cups all-purpose flour 180 grams
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda 6 grams
  • ½ teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • ½ cup chocolate chips 85 grams

Instructions

  • In a large bowl, whisk the melted butter and brown sugar together until smooth.
    ½ cup unsalted butter, ¾ cup brown sugar
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  • Add the pumpkin puree, egg, and vanilla and whisk to combine.
    ¼ cup pumpkin puree, 1 large egg, 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
    how to make pumpkin chocolate chip cookies
  • Add the flour, baking soda, and pumpkin pie spice and mix them in gently-- just until no large lumps of flour remain.
    1½ cups all-purpose flour, 1 teaspoon baking soda, ½ teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • Gently fold in the chocolate chips.
    ½ cup chocolate chips
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  • Transfer the dough to the refrigerator to chill for 30 minutes.
  • While the dough chills, preheat oven to 350°F and line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper.
  • Once the dough has chilled, scoop 2-tablespoon-sized balls onto the baking sheets, making sure to place them at least 2 inches apart-- these cookies will spread!
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  • Bake for 15-18 minutes or until the cookies are set around the edges and golden brown on the bottom.
  • Allow the cookies to cool on the pan-- they will set as they cool.

Notes

  • Don't over mix the cookie dough. The flour should be just combined. Over mixing can overdevelop the gluten leading to dense cookies.
  • Don't skip chilling the dough. If you don't chill it the dough will spread all over the cookie sheet when you bake the cookies.
  • Let the pumpkin cookies fully cool before enjoying or storing. They will set as they cool.
Storage: Store chocolate chip pumpkin cookies in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 3 days, in the refrigerator for up to 5 days, or in the freezer for up to 1 month.

Nutrition

Serving: 1cookie | Calories: 210kcal | Carbohydrates: 29g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 35mg | Sodium: 104mg | Potassium: 54mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 16g | Vitamin A: 1051IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 20mg | Iron: 1mg