you know how there are certain foods that trigger memories? maybe it’s a dish that was served at your wedding, or the first time you tried sushi on a first date, or the taste of tequila that will forever remind you of a certain cinco de mayo party (ahem). for me, pumpkin & chocolate chip cookies is one of those foods. they will forever make me think of the first play date i attended at my friend rebecca’s house. the combination of chocolate and pumpkin was so heavenly i wondered where they had been all my life and then proceeded to devour the majority of the plate. (keep reading for the recipe)
i was hoping to get rebecca’s recipe to share with y’all, but she just had baby no. 3 and i didn’t want to bug her for it. instead i did some digging around the web and found a taste of homes recipe that looked good and made some changes (not a fan of oatmeal in my cookies). the dough is goopier than normal, but it bakes like bread and is delish.
hope you enjoy!
2 cups all-purpose flour
2 tsp baking powder
1 tsp baking soda
2 tsp pumpkin pie spice
1/2 tsp salt
1 cup pumpkin puree
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup butter, softened
1 tbl vanilla extract
2 cups chocolate chips (your favorite kind)
1. preheat oven to 350 degrees. grease cookie sheet or line with parchment paper and set aside.
2. in a medium bowl, sift together dry ingredients. in a large bowl, mix wet ingredients together. stir dry ingredients to the wet mixture a little at a time. stir in chocolate.
3. drop by spoonful onto prepared cookie sheet and bake for 10 to 12 minutes or until firm and lightly browned.
***use extra pumpkin puree (about 6 tbl.) in your pancake mix and some pumpkin pie spice for fall pancakes! what is your favorite pumpkin recipe? let us know, below….
xo . rae
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