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Pumpkin Spiced Cookies

Updated On: Apr 25, 2024

My go-to recipe for Pumpkin Spiced Cookies for the holiday season. As soon as the weather turns to fall, I start craving these pumpkin cookies like nobody’s business! I have been making them since I was in high school and let me tell you…that’s been a while. These pumpkin spice cookies are a real crowd pleaser and I dare you to eat just one! 

Pumpkin Spiced Cookies

I don’t know about you, but this girl is ready for all of the fall deliciousness.  Cookies, pies, more cookies.  It’s my favorite time of the year!  My recipe for Pumpkin Spiced Cookies is always a go-to crowd pleaser.  Don’t skip the icing, it’s delectable and super quick to make.

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe | farmgirlgourmet.com

Don’t skimp on the ingredients for this recipe.  Using freshly grated nutmeg will give you the most optimal flavor in this Pumpkin Spiced Cookie recipe with chocolate chips.  Check out my spice company for fresh spices and delicious rubs and blends.

Ingredients & Substitutions

  • Pumpkin – use pumpkin puree not pumpkin pie filling, they are not the same.
  • Sugar – white granulated sugar
  • Eggs – 1 large egg
  • Butter – unsalted butter for best results.
  • Spices – use nutmeg and cinnamon or substitute pumpkin pie spice.
  • Chocolate Chips – semi-sweet chips and as always, measure with your heart.
Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe | farmgirlgourmet.com

How to Make

Beat butter and sugar with a mixer. Add egg and mix well. Whisk together flour, baking powder, baking soda, nutmeg, cinnamon and salt in a medium bowl. Alternate spiced flour and pumpkin puree, blending well after each addition. Fold in chocolate chips and vanilla. Drop cookies onto cookie sheet and bake at 375 for 14-16 minutes. Cool on a rack.  Once cooled, frost with icing and sprinkle with pumpkin spice.

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies | Farmgirlgourmet.com

Pumpkin Spiced Cookies

My go-to recipe for Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies.  They are a crowd pleaser and I dare you to eat just one! 
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 16 minutes
Total Time 31 minutes
Course Desserts
Cuisine All Cuisines
Servings 24 Cookies

Ingredients
  

  • ½ cup unsalted butter room temperature
  • 1 ½ cup white granulated sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 ½ cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp nutmeg
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 – 15 oz can pumpkin puree
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 cup chocolate chips
  • ½ c nuts optional

Icing

  • 5 tbsp butter melted
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 to 4 tbsp milk
  • Pumpkin Pie Spice for sprinkling

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  • Beat butter and sugar with a mixer.  Add egg and mix well.
  • Whisk together flour, baking powder, baking soda, nutmeg, cinnamon and salt in a medium bowl. Alternate spiced flour and pumpkin puree, blending well after each addition. Fold in chocolate chips and vanilla.
  • Drop cookies onto cookie sheet and bake at 375 for 14-16 minutes. Cool on a rack.  Once cooled, frost with icing (see below) and sprinkle with Pumpkin Spice

Icing

  • In a small bowl add the melted butter, powdered sugar, vanilla, and 2 tablespoons of milk.  Stir well to combine.  Add more milk if desired to create a semi-stiff icing.  Ice the cooled cookies and sprinkle with pumpkin spice.

Nutrition

Serving: 1gCalories: 252kcalCarbohydrates: 39gProtein: 3gFat: 10gSaturated Fat: 6gPolyunsaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 25mgSodium: 156mgFiber: 2gSugar: 26g
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Recipe By:

Heather is a recipe developer and content creator living in Vancouver, Washington. She started Farmgirl Gourmet in 2006, almost 20 years ago, as a way to share recipes with friends and family. Heather is also the co-founder of Spiceology , a unique spice company, which she started in 2013. She shares family friendly recipes for easy everyday meals with a gourmet twist.

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