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Soft Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

Soft Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies are the perfect start to pumpkin spice season. They are soft and have a cake-like texture. This recipe make 5 1/2 dozen cookies so go ahead and share with your friends. These are delicious little pumpkin cookies.

Pumpkin Puree

These cookies can be make with canned or fresh pumpkin puree. If you want to make your own puree, see my instructions for making fresh pumpkin puree.

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Soft Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

Soft cake-like pumpkin chocolate chip cookies are the perfect start to the pumpkin season.
5 from 11 votes
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 66 cookies
Calories 90 kcal


  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 15 oz. can pumpkin puree
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 2 cups chocolate chips


  • Preheat oven to 375°F and grease 2 foil-lined baking sheets.
  • In a large bowl, cream together butter and sugars with an electric mixer or whisk. Mix in pumpkin, eggs, and vanilla until combined.
  • In another bowl, combine flour, baking soda, salt, and pumpkin pie spice. Add the flour mixture to the large bowl of wet ingredients. Mix until just combined. Fold in chocolate chips.
  • Scoop dough with a cookie scoop or a heaping Tablespoon onto the cookie sheets. Bake for 5 minutes, swap pans and bake for an additional 5 minutes. They will just start to brown when they are done. Repeat scooping and baking with remaining cookie dough.


Nutrition per cookie:
Calories 90 | Total Fat 4.5g | Saturated Fat 2.9g | Cholesterol 13mg | Sodium 65mg | Total Carbohydrate 11.3g | Dietary Fiber 0.6g | Total Sugars 6.3g | Protein 1.3g | Vitamin D 2mcg | Calcium 16mg | Potassium 32mg
Keyword Cookies, Pumpkin
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22 thoughts on “Soft Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

  1. 5 stars
    Loving these pumpkin chocolate chip cookies! Such a perfect combination and just in time for fall coming up. We’ll be making these delicious cookies often, that’s for sure!

    1. It’s very much still a very hot summer where I live, so I’m pretending it’s fall with these pumpkin cookies.

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