Soft-Baked Pumpkin Oatmeal Cookies Recipe

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Dawn Mccoy Modified: March 24, 2022
Soft-Baked Pumpkin Oatmeal Cookies Recipe

How To Make Soft-Baked Pumpkin Oatmeal Cookies

Soft-baked oatmeal cookies with a twist. A soft and chewy cookie that everyone will love plus it is added with pumpkins to make it healthier.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 30 minutes



  • 2cupsall-purpose flour,plus 1 tablespoon, spoon & leveled
  • 1tspBaking Soda
  • 1tbspground cinnamon
  • 1tsppumpkin pie spice
  • ½tspsalt
  • cupsold-fashioned rolled oats
  • 1cupunsalted butter, melted,(2 sticks)
  • ¼cupdark molasses
  • ¾cuppacked light sugar,or dark brown
  • ½cupgranulated sugar
  • 1egg yolk
  • ¾cuppumpkin puree
  • tsppure vanilla extract
  • cupsadd-ins,chocolate chips, dried cranberries, pumpkin seeds, pecans, white chocolate, or a combination


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (177 degrees C). Line two baking sheets with parchment paper or silicone baking mats. Set aside.

  2. In a large bowl, toss the flour, baking soda, cinnamon, pumpkin pie spice, and salt together. Fold in the oats. Set aside.

  3. Melt the butter in the microwave in a medium-size bowl. Whisk in the molasses, brown sugar, and granulated sugar.

  4. Once combined, whisk in the egg. Add the pumpkin and vanilla and whisk until thick and combined completely. Pour into dry ingredients and gently mix.

  5. Keep mixing until just combined, no more. Fold in your add-ins.

  6. Scoop cookie dough onto prepared baking sheets, about 2 or 3 Tablespoons of dough per cookie. Slightly flatten the help the cookies spread in the oven.

  7. Do not flatten completely. If desired, press a few of your add-ins onto the top of the cookie dough balls for looks.

  8. Bake the cookies for 13 to 15 minutes until very lightly browned on the edges and still appearing soft in the centers.

  9. Allow the cookies to cool completely on the baking sheets. Cookies remain fresh and soft stored in an airtight container for 10 days.


  • Calories: 241.32kcal
  • Fat: 11.07g
  • Saturated Fat: 6.67g
  • Trans Fat: 0.41g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 2.89g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.63g
  • Carbohydrates: 33.85g
  • Fiber: 1.54g
  • Sugar: 17.90g
  • Protein: 2.71g
  • Cholesterol: 35.23mg
  • Sodium: 139.25mg
  • Calcium: 26.66mg
  • Potassium: 135.43mg
  • Iron: 1.40mg
  • Vitamin A: 168.61µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.47mg
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