Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies


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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.


Serves: 12 

  • 250g pumpkin puree
  • 200g caster sugar
  • 125ml vegetable oil
  • 1 egg
  • 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)

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Ready in:25min 

  1. 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.
  2. Fold in vanilla, chocolate chips and nuts.
  3. Drop by spoonfuls on greased baking tray and bake at 180 C / Gas 4 for approximately 10 minutes or until lightly brown and firm.

Pumpkin puree...

You can find tinned or jarred 100% pumpkin puree in some specialty shops. You can also make your own with this recipe.

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Fantastic, followed recipe exactly. Never made cookies before and trying to use up pumpkin. Too nice too waste on the children! - 07 Nov 2013

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