Pumpkin and Chocolate Chip Cookies

Pumpkin and Chocolate Chip Cookies


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About this recipe: These cookies have the perfect combination of flavours and textures. Walnuts and chocolate chips are studded throughout these lightly spiced cookies. They are great for general snacking, picnics, afternoon tea, dessert, elevenses or popped into packed lunches.


Makes: 48 

  • 110g margarine
  • 300g caster sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 250g pumpkin puree
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 310g plain flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 65g chopped walnuts
  • 170g plain chocolate chips

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Ready in:30min 

  1. Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4. Grease baking trays.
  2. In a large bowl, cream together the margarine and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the egg, then stir in the pumpkin and vanilla. Combine the flour, baking powder, bicarbonate of soda, salt, nutmeg and cinnamon; gradually mix into the creamed mixture. Stir in the walnuts and chocolate chips. Drop dough by teaspoonfuls onto the prepared baking trays.
  3. Bake for 15 minutes in the preheated oven or until light brown. Cool on wire racks.

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