10 min prep time, 25 min baking time, makes 24 cookies
It is pumpkin season, and today we have a fun dessert recipe for you: Oatmeal Pumpkin Cookies. Besides being packed with vitamins and minerals, pumpkin is also relatively low in calories, as it’s 94% water. The best way to introduce pumpkin to your children it is to bake cookies. These healthy oatmeal pumpkin cookies serve as the perfect dessert, or ready-to-go breakfast! Made from old fashioned rolled oats, honey instead of sugar, coconut oil, dried cranberries, crunchy walnuts, and organic pumpkin puree, which gives the cookies a warm Fall flavor!
- 3.5 cups old fashioned oatmeal
- 1 can Pumpkin puree
- 1/2 cup coconut oil, melted
- 1/2 cup sour cream
- 1/2 cup walnuts, chopped
- 1/2 cup dried cranberries
- 1/3 cup honey or maple syrup
- 1 tsp baking powder
- 1 tsp pumpkin spice
- 1 tsp vanilla
- pinch of salt
- Preheat the oven to 350°F/180°C.
- In a big bowl, add the pumpkin puree, melted coconut oil, sour cream, honey, and vanilla.
- In another bowl, mix the oatmeal, chopped walnuts, dried cranberries, baking powder, pumpkin spice, and a pinch of salt together.
- Add the ingredients from the second bowl to the first bowl. Mix well into a batter and set the bowl aside for 10 minutes.
- Using a large spoon or ice cream scooper, transfer a scoop of batter onto a baking sheet covered with parchment paper. After each scoop, press the batter down to form a cookie shape.
- Place the baking sheet with cookie dough into the preheated oven. Bake for 20 minutes, or until the cookies are golden brown.
- Take the oatmeal pumpkin cookies out of the oven. Let the cookies cool and serve.