Soft and chewy pumpkin cookies

Soft and chewy pumpkin cookies


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About this recipe: I have made these cookies for years, they are soft, chewy and delicious!


Serves: 36 

  • 225g butter, softened
  • 200g caster sugar
  • 200g dark brown soft sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 250g pumpkin puree
  • 80g rolled oats
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 150g sultanas
  • 300g plain flour

Prep:30min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Ready in:45min 

  1. Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4.
  2. Cream together butter, caster sugar and brown sugar until fluffy. Beat in egg, vanilla and pumpkin.
  3. In a separate bowl, mix together the oats, baking powder, cinnamon, salt, sultanas and flour. Stir into pumpkin mixture.
  4. Drop cookies by the heaping teaspoonful on to baking trays covered with parchment. Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until slightly browned around edges.
  5. Remove from oven and place on cooling racks. Frost with your favourite icing or enjoy plain.

Pumpkin puree...

You can find tinned 100% pumpkin puree at Waitrose, via Ocado or in specialty shops. You can also make your own with this recipe.

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Reviews (1)


These are quite nice cookies,but they don't come out as chunky as they are on the photo and are very much cake-like consistency. Next time I will try and add more oats so they hold their shape better! - 23 Dec 2010

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