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Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

Boy oh boy do I have a yummy recipe to share with you today! I’ve been seeing recipes floating around that include chocolate and pumpkin and I have to be honest, at first it raised my eyebrows a bit. My first thought was, “Would those two ingredients go well together?”

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I’m here to tell you YES THEY DO! These cookies were so good! A little too good, actually. Like, I didn’t trust myself to be alone in a room with them good. They were so soft and cakey, there is no way you could have just one.

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My kids went berserk for them! A perfect after school snack or treat for your kiddos lunchbox. In fact I just stuck one in C’s lunch this morning!

I’m telling you…you must try this recipe!

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

Yield: Approximately 3 dozen cookies

Serving Size: 1 cookie

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

Recipe source: makingtheworldcuter.com.

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup maple syrup OR honey
  • 3/4 cup canned pumpkin
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 1 Tablespoon vanilla
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup coconut flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/4 teaspoon ginger
  • 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350F.
  2. Mix wet ingredients (maple syrup, pumpkin, butter, vanilla and egg) in a stand mixer (or handheld) until they are well incorporated.
  3. Sift all of the dry ingredients (coconut flour, cinnamon, sea salt, baking soda, nutmeg, ground cloves and ginger) together into a small bowl and then add to your wet ingredients and mix well.
  4. Fold in chocolate chips.
  5. Using a cookie scoop, scoop out balls of dough and place on a parchment paper lined baking sheet and bake for about 18 minutes.
  6. Cool on a wire rack.

Notes

Makes approximately 3 dozen cookies (my batch yielded 38 cookies, using a small cookie scoop). Each serving (1 cookie) has approximately 9.3g of carbs and 0.8g of dietary fiber. Total NET CARBS= 8.5g.

77.5 Calories; 4.4g Total Fat; 0.7g Protein; 9.3g Carbohydrate; 0.8g Dietary Fiber; 7.9g Sugar; 11.2mg Cholesterol; 71.8 Sodium.

http://fingerprickingood.com/2013/10/10/pumpkin-chocolate-chip-cookies/

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Comments:

  1. Can’t wait to try this recipe this afternoon! My 4 year old was just diagnosed 4 weeks ago, can’t tell you what a blessing coming across your blog has been!!

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