Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies
Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies– these big, soft and homemade pumpkin chocolate chip cookies make the perfect fall dessert and are created in partnership with Stevia In The Raw®!
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These Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies have been a yearly favorite in our house. I love the combination of pumpkin and chocolate. For these cookies I used milk chocolate chips because those are my favorite but if you like semi-sweet or dark chocolate chips, feel free to use those instead.
I love how big, soft and full of pumpkin spice flavor that these cookies have, they make the perfect Halloween or Thanksgiving dessert. So will fall baking in full swing, you need to add these easy to make Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies to your list of things to bake this Fall.
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HOW TO MAKE
PUMPKIN CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIES
PUMPKIN: Just a reminder, make sure you use 100% pure pumpkin, not pumpkin pie filling.
DON’T OVERMIX THE COOKIE DOUGH: With almost all my cookie recipes, I always make sure to remind you to not OVERMIX the cookie dough. Meaning, when you mix the flour mixture into the wet ingredients, only mix them together until just combined…you should still see some flour in your mixing bowl.
HOW TO SCOOP COOKIE DOUGH: I always use a 1 Tablespoon cookie scoop, each cookie dough ball has “2 scoops” of cookie dough, meaning that each cookie dough ball is 2 Tablespoons in size. In my opinion, this is the perfect sized cookie. If you don’t have a cookie scoop, you can use an ice cream scooper but you will only need 1 ice cream scoop of cookie dough.
★ And to make it super easier for you to learn how to scoop the perfect cookie, I created a step-by-step guide on How To Scoop The Perfect Cookie!
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Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies
Yield: 2 Dozen Large Cookies
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
- 4 cups all-purpose flour
- 2 cups quick-cooking oats
- 2 teaspoons baking soda
- 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 1/2 cups unsalted butter, softened
- 2 cups packed brown sugar
- 1/2 cup Stevia In The Raw®
- 1/2 cup granulated sugar
- 1 can ( 15 ounces) 100% pumpkin
- 1 large egg
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 2 cups milk chocolate chips
- additional chocolate chips, for topping
PRE-STEP: Preheat oven to 370F degrees. Line two large baking sheets with parchment paper or silicone baking mats. Set aside.
STEP 1: Whisk together the flour, oats, baking soda, ground cinnamon and salt in a large size bowl. Set aside.
STEP 2: In a large bowl, using an electric or stand mixer, cream together the butter and sugars together.
STEP 3: Mix in pumpkin, egg, and vanilla extract until combined.
STEP 4: Add flour mixture and mix until just combined. DO NOT OVERMIX!
STEP 5: Using a spatula, stir in chocolate chips until combined.
STEP 6: Using a cookie scoop/ice cream scooper, scoop dough into balls about 2 Tablespoons each and place onto prepared baking sheet.
STEP 7: Bake for 10 minutes, rotate baking sheet clockwise and bake for additional 4-5 minutes or until golden brown around the edges.
STEP 8: Immediately after taking cookies out of the oven, place additional chocolate chips on top of cookies, let cool for 5 minutes on baking sheet before moving them to a wire rack.
* STORE: Cookies will stay fresh for up to 7 days in an airtight container, stored at room temperature.
* FREEZING: Roll the dough into balls and place them in an airtight container. You can freeze the cookie dough for up to 2 months. To bake, place frozen cookie dough balls onto prepared baking sheet and bake for 16-18 minutes.
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