Pumpkin is not only a tasty fall favorite, but also a great way to boost the nutrition of your favorite baked goods, leaving them nice and moist...
Like these Pumpkin Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies!
A healthier spin on a seasonal favorite, these cookies DO NOT disappoint!
This simple recipe yields about 24 small cookies that can easily be whipped up in just under 30 minutes. Making them your new holiday favorite.
4 Tbsp. unsalted butter (softened)
1/4 C light brown sugar
1/4 C honey
1 tsp. vanilla
3/4 C pumpkin puree
1 C oats
1 C whole wheat flour (or sub with gluten free)
1 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. cinnamon
1/4 tsp. nutmeg
1/2 C mini chocolate chips, raisins, dried cranberries or chopped walnuts
Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
In a medium size bowl blend together the butter, honey and brown sugar with a hand mixer.
Add vanilla and pumpkin, baking soda, cinnamon, and nutmeg and beat on low until well combined.
Stir in the four until well blended, then stir in oats. Add chocolate chips last and stir well.
Drop by spoonful onto a nonstick baking sheet (or line a traditional sheet with parchment paper), form into balls and flatten as needed.
Bake for approximately 12-15minutes (or until lightly browned at the edges).
Cool on a wire rack for 10minutes.
Eat and Enjoy!
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