Pumpkin Perfect!

by | Nov 14, 2012 | Recipes

This is an awesome recipe that my sister found and modified to make it gluten-free (Thanks C).  They are great to bring to Thanksgiving.  I tried them out on my in-laws (who are gluten lovers) and the devoured them.

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies


  • ½ cup butter (softened)
  • 1 ½ cups granulated sugar
  • 1 cup pure pumpkin
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 ½ cups flour (Pamela’s Pancake & Baking Mix)
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • ½ tsp ground nutmeg
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 cup chocolate chips


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.  Grease cookie sheets.
  2. In mixer, cream butter and sugar.
  3. In a separate bowl, mix pumpkin, egg and vanilla.
  4. In yet another bowl, mix together flour, baking soda, baking powder, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt.
  5. Gradually mix pumpkin mix into sugar and butter mix.  When thoroughly mixed, add in dry ingredient mixture.  When combined, gradually fold in chocolate chips.
  6. Make mixture into small balls and place on baking sheet.
  7. Bake for 15-18 minutes.  Allow cookies to cool 2 minutes before removing from baking sheet.

Wishing you great food and happy tummies,


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