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Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

Recipe: Pumpkin Cookies From: Toni Okamoto at†Plant Based on a Budget

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OK, so Ö Iíll be up front and tell you that this really isnít a healthy dessert. But I love making these on weekends or holidays and those can be cheat days, right?


  • 1 cup margarine, at room temperature
  • 1/2 brown sugar
  • 1/2 granulated sugar
  • 1 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup apple sauce
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 cup non-dairy semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts (optional)


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a large bowl, mix brown and granulated sugars until creamed. Add pumpkin, vanilla and apple sauce and mix well.
  • Add dry ingredients and mix thoroughly. Fold in chocolate chip and walnuts, if using.
  • On a greased pan, place flattened cookie dough at the size of your preference. I made 12 large cookies, as photographed. Bake for 12-15 minutes, until they look dry – but try not to burn the bottom.
  • Let sit until cooled. Enjoy!


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6:32AM PDT on Oct 4, 2015

Thank you

12:51PM PDT on Oct 14, 2013

I'm going to make them right now!

5:30PM PDT on Oct 13, 2013

planning on trying tomorrow.

9:00PM PDT on Oct 10, 2013

Sounds amazing!

11:33AM PDT on Oct 3, 2013

Thank you, for Sharing this!

12:17PM PDT on Sep 30, 2013

Can't wait to try - though think I'll omit nuts. Thanks.

5:35AM PDT on Sep 29, 2013


12:13PM PDT on Sep 22, 2013

Sounds absolutely delicious!!

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