Grandma's Pumpkin Oatmeal Cookies


This is a recipe I adapted from my grandmother. It is my favorite pumpkin cookie recipe. Plus it makes enough for a crowd!

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
25 mins
Total Time:
45 mins
5 dozen


  • 3 cups white sugar

  • 2 sticks unsalted butter, at room temperature

  • 2 cups pumpkin puree

  • 2 eggs

  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract

  • 4 cups all-purpose flour

  • 2 cups quick-cooking oats

  • 2 teaspoons baking powder

  • 2 teaspoons baking soda

  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 2 cups semisweet chocolate chips


  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Line baking sheets with parchment paper.

  2. Combine sugar and butter in a large mixing bowl. Beat with an electric mixer until creamy. Add pumpkin, eggs, and vanilla extract.

  3. Mix flour, oats, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, and salt in a separate bowl.

  4. Add dry ingredients to the pumpkin mixture; mix until evenly incorporated. Fold in chocolate chips. Drop scoopfuls of cookie dough onto the prepared baking sheets.

  5. Bake in the preheated oven until edges are firm and bottoms are golden brown, about 12 minutes. Repeat with remaining cooking dough.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

138 Calories
5g Fat
22g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 60
Calories 138
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 5g 7%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 14mg 5%
Sodium 101mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 22g 8%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 13g
Protein 2g
Vitamin C 0mg 2%
Calcium 17mg 1%
Iron 1mg 4%
Potassium 62mg 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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