Autumn Delight: Pumpkin Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies – A Perfect Treat!


As the leaves begin to change color and a crisp breeze fills the air, it’s the perfect time to warm your kitchen with the delightful aromas of pumpkin and spices. Our Pumpkin Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies are the epitome of autumn comfort, combining the earthy sweetness of pumpkin with the rich indulgence of chocolate. This recipe brings together the wholesomeness of oats and the warm, spiced flavors of the season, creating a treat that’s both nourishing and irresistibly delicious. Whether you’re an experienced baker or trying your hand at cookies for the first time, this recipe promises simplicity and satisfaction in every bite. So, let’s embark on a culinary journey that celebrates the essence of fall!


  • 1 cup canned pumpkin puree
  • 1 cup old-fashioned oats
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 cup chocolate chips


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

How to Prepare

  1. In a large mixing bowl, blend the pumpkin puree, oats, brown and granulated sugars, softened butter, egg, and vanilla extract until well combined.
  2. In a separate bowl, whisk together flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg, and ginger.
  3. Gradually mix the dry ingredients into the wet mixture.
  4. Fold in the chocolate chips evenly.
  5. Drop tablespoon-sized portions of dough onto the prepared baking sheet, spacing them about 2 inches apart.
  6. Bake for 12-15 minutes until golden brown.
  7. Allow cooling on the baking sheet for 5 minutes before transferring to a wire rack.

Preparation Time

  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes


  • This recipe yields approximately 24 cookies.


Q: Can I use fresh pumpkin instead of canned pumpkin puree? A: Yes, you can use fresh pumpkin. Simply roast and puree it before use.

Q: Are these cookies freezer-friendly? A: Absolutely! Freeze them in an airtight container for up to 3 months.

Q: Can I substitute the all-purpose flour with a gluten-free alternative? A: Yes, you can use a gluten-free flour blend in equal measurements.

Q: Can I reduce the sugar in this recipe? A: Yes, but it may alter the texture and taste slightly.

Q: Is it possible to make these cookies vegan? A: Yes, use vegan butter and a flax egg as substitutes.


Our Pumpkin Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies are not just a recipe but an experience that brings the essence of fall into your home. These cookies are perfect for sharing with loved ones over a cup of tea or as a delightful snack to enjoy amidst the falling leaves. Their soft texture, combined with the rich flavors of pumpkin and chocolate, make them a hit among all age groups. Baking these cookies is a journey through the heartwarming aromas and tastes of autumn, offering a perfect blend of nutrition and indulgence. So, put on your apron, preheat your oven, and get ready to bake a batch of autumn magic!