Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 15 mins

After so many reviews saying that pumpkin cookies were cakey, I tried this one from and it was not. It was very good. I used fresh pumpkin and I added a cup of chocolate chips to half of the batter...also very good!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oven to 350°F Grease baking sheets.
  2. In medium bowl, combine flour, oats, baking soda, cinnamon and salt; mix well. In large bowl, beat butter and sugars with electric mixer until light and fluffy. Add pumpkin, egg and vanilla; mix well. Add flour mixture; mix well. Stir in nuts and raisins. Drop 1/4 cup dough onto prepared baking sheet; spread into 3-inch circle or oval. Repeat with remaining dough.
  3. Bake 14 to 16 minutes or until cookies are firm and lightly browned. Cool 2 minutes on baking sheets; remove to wire racks. Cool completely.
  4. Decorate as desired with icing, chips, candies, raisins or nuts.
Most Helpful

I placed the rack too low and burnt the bottoms. So, the 5 stars applies to the tops we nibbled off, anyway!

Smirk October 19, 2009