Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Cookies

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Delicious cake type drop cookie. A family favorite and so easy to make.

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Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Additional Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
35 mins
Servings:
84
Yield:
7 dozen

Ingredients

  • 1 cup shortening

  • 2 cups white sugar

  • 2 eggs

  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract

  • 1 (15 ounce) can pumpkin puree

  • 4 cups all-purpose flour

  • 1 ½ teaspoons baking soda

  • 1 ½ teaspoons baking powder

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • 1 pinch ground nutmeg

  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips

  • 1 cup chopped walnuts (Optional)

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Grease cookie sheets.

  2. In a large bowl, cream together the shortening and white sugar until smooth. Beat in the eggs one at a time. Stir in the vanilla and pumpkin until well blended. Combine the flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg; stir into the pumpkin mixture. Mix in the chocolate chips. Stir in the walnuts if desired. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto the prepared cookie sheets.

  3. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes in the preheated oven, until edges begin to brown. Allow to cool for a few minutes on the baking sheets before removing to wire racks to cool completely.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

84 Calories
4g Fat
11g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 84
Calories 84
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 4g 5%
Saturated Fat 1g 6%
Cholesterol 4mg 1%
Sodium 71mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 11g 4%
Dietary Fiber 1g 2%
Total Sugars 6g
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 9mg 1%
Iron 1mg 3%
Potassium 32mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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