pumpkin chocolate chip oatmeal cookies

pumpkin chocolate chip oatmeal cookies | everybody likes sandwiches

The great thing about working from home is that I’ve got cookies in the oven and I’m finishing up an ad for a client all at the very same time. Nice! These cookies are actually Cornelius’ favorite cookies and he talks about them all the time. Since fall is here and I’m enamoured with everything pumpkin, I figured now would be the perfect time to share these beauties!

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26 comments to “pumpkin chocolate chip oatmeal cookies”

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    crystal   October 3, 2005 at 4:55 pm

    These look great! I’m thinking of trying them out tomorrow at the bed and breakfast that I cook for. Do you know about how many cookies the recipe makes?

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    Joe   October 3, 2005 at 8:23 pm

    Another great use for pumpkin! I love the fall…

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    kickpleat   October 3, 2005 at 10:13 pm

    Crystal, I honestly can’t think of how many they made since I only have one oven rack, a small oven and bake 1 cookie sheet at a time….but it definitely made quite a bit. My guess would be close to 40 or so.

    Thanks Joe, I’ve got more pumpkin left over so I’m hoping to make something else tommorrow! Maybe even some pumpkin muffins!

    These are great Tanvi! Let me know how they turn out for you!

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    Jana   October 3, 2005 at 10:38 pm

    I am de-lurking to say this is probably the most fabulous recipe I have ever seen. I will attempt it this week!

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    tanvi @ now craving   October 3, 2005 at 9:15 pm

    These cookies have a bit of everything I love- chocolate chips, pumpkin, oatmeal. Definetely bookmarking this- thanks for sharing! :-)

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    kickpleat   October 4, 2005 at 12:13 pm

    Thanks Jana! Everytime I make this recipe or pass it along to someone, it instantly becomes a favorite! Enjoy.

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    Rachel   October 4, 2005 at 3:41 pm

    Yum. I don’t like pumpkin pie, may be this would be an alternative?

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    kickpleat   October 4, 2005 at 3:56 pm

    Rachel, these aren’t very pumpkin pie like — texture-wise or taste-wise. try it and see!

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    crystal   October 5, 2005 at 8:22 am

    I made these at work yesterday and they were fabulous! I ate 3 of them while I was baking…I’ll be making them at home very soon. Thanks so much for sharing the recipe! Also, I agree…I’d say it makes between 4 and 5 dozen cookies, depending on how big you make them.

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    kickpleat   October 5, 2005 at 4:02 pm

    oh, i’m so glad you tried them crystal! i’m glad they were a hit. actually, i think i’ll go snack on one right now!

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    Michelle   October 9, 2005 at 7:04 am

    Oh man those look good! Anything with pumpkin! I think I feel the urge to bake today!

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    crystal   October 20, 2005 at 6:09 pm

    Would it be okay with you if I share this recipe on my blog? I will of course give you full credit, but I’d like the actual recipe on there so I can have it in my recipe index (for my own benefit). Let me know if you’d rather me just link to you!

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    kickpleat   October 20, 2005 at 6:15 pm

    oh please do, crystal! go ahead and put the recipe in your blog!

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    MystickLobo   October 8, 2006 at 3:08 pm

    Is there anyway to print the recipe? I used to have one very much like this that I got from a newspaper 20 years ago and lost.

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    kickpleat   October 8, 2006 at 3:13 pm

    mysticklobo, sorry i don’t have a print button, but you could just copy & paste into a text file and print it that way.

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    Anonymous   November 13, 2006 at 10:44 am

    Yum! I made these cookies this weekend and my friends have been thanking me ever since. What a perfect cookie combo. My only recommendation is to use a bit more oatmeal – maybe 1/2 c. more. My cookies were a bit on the soft and squishy side and could have used some additional heft.

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    kickpleat   November 13, 2006 at 1:29 pm

    annon, glad you liked the cookies. due to the pumpkin, they are definitely more cake-like than a traditional crisp cookie. maybe baking them a couple minutes longer would give them a firmer texture. they’ve always turned out great for me!

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    eatme_delicious   November 9, 2007 at 6:06 pm

    Oh yum, another delicious looking recipe. I’ve made pumpkin cookies before but was disappointed by how cake-like they were. The addition of oatmeal sounds intriguing though so I want to try these out (though I’m sure they will still be cake-like).

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    kickpleat   November 10, 2007 at 11:22 am

    eatme, if you are looking for a crisp cookie these are NOT it. they are very cake-like, but tasty!

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    lohnshark   November 17, 2007 at 1:54 pm

    I’ve been making this recipe for years, and I’ve got to say that these are the best cookies ever! Thanks for posting the recipe. I can never find where I’ve tucked away my copy.

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    Christina   December 16, 2007 at 2:39 pm

    I made these today in my dorm for a party–they were so good! I didn’t add chocolate chips, and next time I think I want to add molasses. :) Either way, they’re smashing!

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    Catie   October 9, 2009 at 6:10 pm

    Sounds delish…Putting my version in the oven right now, made with applesauce instead of butter and a one cup less sugar. Also making them into bars rather than cookies. Fingers crossed!

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    Catie   October 9, 2009 at 7:03 pm

    Mine are finished and not quite what I was hoping. Probably should have used a little butter. Good taste, strange texture.

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    Jocelyn   October 27, 2009 at 8:40 am

    These are so yummy! I'm in process of baking them and just tried the first finished cookie. I think they need the whole bag of chocolate chips though :)

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    Daniel   November 22, 2009 at 12:44 pm

    I just made these and they're incredible.

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    Anonymous   December 3, 2009 at 3:26 pm

    Not bad…I increased the cooking time to firm them up just a bit and they were yummy. I also added pecans!

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