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Pumpkin Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies Tuesday March 29, 2011

Filed under: Daily Life,Food Glorious Food,The Chef — The Professor @ 1:47 pm

BAKE THESE COOKIES.  I.mean.it.  You NEED these cookies.

This is a recipe that comes courtesy of one of Toad’s new running friends.  I don’t know what is up with the baking/foodie runners, but there seem to be lots of them.  Who knew?  In the last two weeks, I have made these cookies twice.  They are delicious and very close to nutritious (for a cookie).  They are also Vegan if you’re into that kind of thing.  Enjoy!

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 cups flour (all-purpose or half whole-wheat/half all-purpose – all whole-wheat is too grainy)
  • 1 1/3 cups oats (quick-cooking or rolled)
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 3/4 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp ginger
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2/3 cup canola or vegetable oil
  • 2 tbl honey
  • 1 cup mashed pumpkin
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 1 tbl ground flaxseeds
  • 1 11.5oz  pkg milk or dark chocolate chips

PREPARATION

  1. Mix dry ingredients (flour through sugar)  in a medium bowl.
  2. Mix wet ingredients (oil through flax) in a large bowl.
  3. Fold dry ingredients into wet ingredients in 3 batches.
  4. Fold in chocolate chips
  5. Drop by tablespoonfuls onto a greased cookie sheet or parchment paper **Cookies will not spread, so feel free to put them an inch apart**
  6. Bake at 350 for 16 minutes
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5 Responses to “Pumpkin Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies”

  1. T Says:

    O.M.G. They look DEEEvine! So glad I’ll have some extra time for baking next week!

  2. Tina Johnson Says:

    Those look so yummy!!! I love pumpkin. I am going to have to try those!!!

  3. I am just crazy about pumpkin. Putting it into an oatmeal cookie sounds like a great idea to me. I have a sweet treat linky party going on at my blog and I’d like to invite you to stop by and link your cookies up. http://sweet-as-sugar-cookies.blogspot.com/2011/04/sweets-for-saturday-11.html

  4. Carol Rood Says:

    I have many vegan friends, and am always looking for a “healthy” yummy food. I will try these next week when we are home for Spring Break. Thanks for sharing the recipe!!

  5. christina Says:

    omg, i can’t wait to make these cookies! they look amazing…


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