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Fresh Pumpkin Oatmeal Cookies

Rated as 4 out of 5 Stars

"Soft oatmeal cookies made with fresh pumpkin are just the thing to stretch between the holidays!"
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30 m servings 161
Original recipe yields 24 servings (2 dozen cookies)


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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Beat white sugar, shortening, and brown sugar together in a bowl using an electric mixer until smooth and creamy. Stir pumpkin and eggs into creamed butter mixture; add flour, baking powder, cinnamon, ginger, allspice, and cloves and mix until dough is just combined. Fold oats into dough.
  3. Drop dough by spoonfuls onto the prepared baking sheet.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven until edges of cookies are crisp, about 12 minutes.


  • Cook's Note:
  • The dough may seem stiff at first, but becomes softer as it sits.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 161 calories; 7.2 23 2.4 16 49 Full nutrition

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I liked these cookies but think they needed a bit more spice. I did substitute unbleached all-purpose flour for the whole wheat flour just because I didn’t have any. I added a half cup of pure c...