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Healthy Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

These pumpkin cookies are light, fluffy and so delicious that no one will know they are lower in calories!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Dessert
Keyword: Chocolate Chip, Pumpkin, Pumpkin Chocolate Chip, Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies, Pumpkin Cookies
Servings: 24
Calories: 116kcal
Author: Lauren


  • 15 ounces canned pumpkin puree
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
  • 2 cups whole wheat flour
  • 1 cup dark chocolate chips


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • In a large mixing bowl, mix pumpkin, apple sauce, sugar and vanilla until well combined.
  • Add baking soda, baking powder, salt, pumpkin pie spice and flour. Stir until well combined
  • Fold in dark chocolate chips.
  • Drop by large, rounded tablespoons onto a baking sheet sprayed with nonstick cooking spray or covered in parchment paper or a silicone baking mat.
  • Bake for 12-15 minutes or until cookies are just beginning to brown around the edges.
  • Let the cookies cool on the baking sheet for two minutes, then transfer to a wire cooling rack and cool completely.


Calories: 116kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 97mg | Potassium: 124mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 2758IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 42mg | Iron: 1mg