About this recipe:If you like pumpkin and chocolate, you'll love these cake-like pumpkin chocolate chip cookies. Using pumpkin puree also allows you to use less fat than your typical cookie recipe.
250g pumpkin puree
200g caster sugar
125ml vegetable oil
250g plain flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
1 teaspoon milk
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
325g chocolate chips
60g chopped walnuts (optional)
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Method Prep:15min › Cook:10min › Ready in:25min
Combine pumpkin, sugar, vegetable oil and egg. In a separate bowl, stir together flour, baking powder, ground cinnamon and salt. Dissolve the bicarb with the milk and stir in. Add flour mixture to pumpkin mixture and mix well.
Fold in vanilla, chocolate chips and nuts.
Drop by spoonfuls on greased baking tray and bake at 180 C / Gas 4 for approximately 10 minutes or until lightly brown and firm.
You can find tinned or jarred 100% pumpkin puree in some specialty shops. You can also make your own with this recipe.