Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

The Story:
         I don’t carve pumpkins around Halloween.   I just make every form for pumpkin baked good possible and call it even. 
         A friend gave me half a can of Libby’s Pumpkin Pie Mix, so of course I couldn’t let it go to waste.  But all of the recipes I found called for straight pumpkin puree.  So I tweaked a few recipes I found and just crossed my fingers and hoped it would work.
         It worked out quite well.  This recipe is a definite keeper.  
Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies
1 box yellow cake mix
15 oz Pumpkin Pie Mix
1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
1 teaspoon vanilla
Chocolate chips
Nuts (optional)
1.  Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
2.  Mix all ingredients together.
3.  Bake for about 15 minutes or until the tops are a little firm.

*You can use spice cake mix with normal pumpkin puree and it will also turn out fabulously.  I used pecans because it was what I had on hand, but use whatever you like best.  

9 thoughts on “Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

  1. 1
    ~Judy~ says:

    These sound delicious! I will be making a batch of these for sure!! Love your blog!

  2. 2
    Patti says:

    Great blog! Leigh Anne sent me to take a look, and I like what I see!

  3. 3
    Anonymous says:

    Just made these, they are divine my dear!

  4. 4
    Anonymous says:

    May I suggest adding a maple icing on the pumpkin chocolate chip cookies. It is amazing! Just stir up a standard buttercream frosting and flavor with maple flavoring in place of vanilla. I think you'll really like it.

  5. 5
    Lydia Ann Stern says:

    About how many cookies does this recipe yield, and how much of the chocolate chips do you put in?

  6. 6
    Lizzy Mae says:

    The quantity depends on home big you make them. But about 24. I use about 1 3/4 cup chocolate chips. Good luck!

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    Hope says:

    I made these last night for our Christmas Party at church… they were a hit… Unusual, tasty, and easy… Thanks!

  8. 8
    Jo, My Gosh! says:

    I just tried this awesome recipe and blogged about it! 🙂 I linked to your blog, hope you don’t mind!!


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    Laura says:

    Did you use the plain pumpkin or the pumpkin pie mix (that has all the spices already mixed in)?

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