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Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies are such an easy dessert filled will all of those classic fall flavors. The recipe is simple yet so flavorful. The super soft and fluffy cookies will be your favorite!

pumpkin chocolate chip cookie recipe, finished and plated

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

Cookies are a traditional dessert that everyone can agree that they love. They’re portable, last well and satisfy the desire for soft, chewy and sweet, in every bite. 

These pumpkin chocolate chip cookies are no different. They are a combination of fresh-tasting pumpkin, pumpkin spice and the sweet chocolate chips that can provide a timeless and classic treat that compliments the season. 

Ingredients needed for Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

Here’s a look at the ingredients you’re going to want to have on hand to make your Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies!

  • Butter
  • Granulated Sugar 
  • Vanilla 
  • Pumpkin Puree
  • Eggs 
  • Milk 
  • All Purpose Flour 
  • Baking soda
  • Salt 
  • Cinnamon 
  • Pumpkin pie spice (You can substitute this with a combination of all-spice and nutmeg!) 
  • Chocolate chips 

The exact measurements and steps to take, are all in the recipe card below!

easy pumpkin chocolate chip cookies

How to Make Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

In a bowl, combine your melted butter, sugar, vanilla and pumpkin with a hand mixer. You can also use your kitchen aid if you have one. I tend to useMix in the eggs and the milk until well blended. 

In the same bowl, add in the flour, baking soda, cinnamon, salt, and pumpkin spice, mixing until combined.Fold the chocolate chips into the soft cookie dough batter. And yes, its supposed to be that soft! Trust me. 😉 

pumpkin cookie dough before chocolate chips are mixed in

Using a 1.5 TBSP measure, scoop out the cookie dough and place it onto a cookie sheet. Remember to give a good distance between the cookies as they will grow and spread while baking. 

Then bake for about 8 minutes and allow them to cool on the sheet before removing.

pumpkin chocolate chip cookies before and after baking

How to Store Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

Like any other cookie, after they have cooled down and no longer warm, these cookies can be stored inside a tight-sealed cookie jar or stored inside a zipper topped bag. When properly stored, these cookies can last for several days- but I usually find that they are all eaten before reaching that point!

Do Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies Freeze Well?

With this recipe making so many tasty cookies, you may find that you want to freeze some for later. The good news is that these cookies freeze very well.

You can place them in a zipper topped bag and in the freezer until you want to eat them. Then simply remove however many cookies you want from the bag and allow a few minutes for them to come to room temperature- it shouldn’t take long!

Pro tip: Placing these cookies on a cookie sheet and freezing solid before placing them in a bag can help to prevent cookies from sticking together. While this isn’t always an issue with freezing cookies, it’s a good preventative measure because some varieties do enjoy forming together in the freezer.

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Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies are such an easy dessert filled will all of those classic fall flavors. The recipe is simple yet so flavorful. The super soft and fluffy cookies will be your favorite!
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 36


  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 1/2 tbsp vanilla
  • 1 cup pumpkin puree
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tbsp milk
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp pumpkin pie spice
  • 2 cups chocolate chips


  • Preheat oven to 350°.
  • Using a hand mixer, combine the melted butter, sugar, vanilla and pumpkin. 
  • Mix in the eggs and milk.
  • Add the flour, soda, salt, cinnamon and pumpkin pie spice to the bowl and mix until combined. The batter will be soft.
  • Fold in the chocolate chips.
  • Scoop 1 1/2 tbsp of dough onto a cookie sheet. The cookies will spread and grow quite a bit while baking.
  • Bake for 7-9 minutes. Pull out of the oven when the tops are no longer glossy.
  • Allow the cookies to cool on the pan. Enjoy!


Calories: 138kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 17mg | Sodium: 133mg | Potassium: 25mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 15g | Vitamin A: 1174IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 18mg | Iron: 1mg
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