Easy Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

Easy Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

This is an easy pumpkin chocolate chip cookies recipe that makes the perfect old fashioned fall treat and they are super simple and quick to prepare.

Let’s talk pumpkin…this recipe for an old fashioned pumpkin chocolate chip cookies is made with pumpkin puree and is packed with the wonderful flavor of cinnamon and vanilla. The perfect autumn treat that everyone will love.

Just a heads up, this pumpkin chocolate chip recipe has the addition of peanuts, if you have any allergies just omit them from the recipe, they will still be perfect.

Let’s make these Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies!

pumpkin chocolate chip cookies

Ingredients For Easy Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

  • 4 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 cup shortening
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 2 cups pumpkin
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 12 ounces chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup peanuts (chopped) optional

How To Make Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies?

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F, and line two baking cookie trays with parchment paper.
  2. Combine the eggs, sugar, pumpkin puree, and shortening and mix until creamy.
  3. Add the dry ingredients into a bowl and mix them together, then add the dry mixture to the creamy mixture and stir together. Add the chocolate chips and peanuts (optional), and mix together to combine.
  4. Using a tablespoon, drop dollops of cookie dough onto a baking sheet separating them apart about 3 inches.
  5. Place the cookie tray into the oven and bake for 10 to 12 minutes.
  6. Remove from the oven and allow the cookies to cool for 2 minutes then transfer them onto a cookie wire rack and allow to completely cool.
  7. Enjoy!

pumpkin chocolate chip cookies

Easy Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

This is an easy pumpkin chocolate chip cookies recipe that makes the perfect old fashioned fall treat and they are super simple and quick to prepare.
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 12 mins
Total Time 32 mins
Course Dessert, Holiday
Cuisine American
Servings 36 cookies
Calories 85 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 4 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 cup shortening
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 2 cups pumpkin
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 12 ounces chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup peanuts chopped optional

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F, and line two baking cookie trays with parchment paper.
  • Combine the eggs, sugar, pumpkin puree, and shortening and mix until creamy.
  • Add the dry ingredients into a bowl and mix them together, then add the dry mixture to the creamy mixture and stir together. Add the chocolate chips and peanuts (optional), and mix together to combine.
  • Using a tablespoon, drop dollops of cookie dough onto a baking sheet separating them apart about 3 inches.
  • Place the cookie tray into the oven and bake for 10 to 12 minutes.
  • Remove from the oven and allow the cookies to cool for 2 minutes then transfer them onto a cookie wire rack and allow to completely cool.
  • Enjoy!
Keyword Easy Pumpkin Cookies Recipe, Old Fashioned Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies, Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies, Pumpkin Cookies With Shortening


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