Chewy Cinnamon Chip Pumpkin Cookies

/// November 6th, 2015

Finally! A pumpkin cookie with the perfect texture. Crispy edges, soft and chewy centers, and plenty of gooey cinnamon chips. Bake these today!!!

Finally! A pumpkin cookie with the perfect texture. Crispy edges, soft and chewy centers, and plenty of gooey cinnamon chips. Bake these today!!! I’ve made a lot of pumpkin recipes for this blog lately. Pumpkin bread, pumpkin donuts, pumpkin scones, pumpkin cheesecake, pumpkin muffins, and even pumpkin pancakes. Pumpkin fever is real, my friends! And I have it baaaaad. ♥♥♥

One recipe I was determined to nail this Fall? Pumpkin cookies. But not just any pumpkin cookie. I wanted to create my dream pumpkin cookie.

Finally! A pumpkin cookie with the perfect texture. Crispy edges, soft and chewy centers, and plenty of gooey cinnamon chips. Bake these today!!! So what’s a dream pumpkin cookie taste like? I’m glad ya asked!

Dream pumpkin cookies are:

  • Thick and chewy
  • Crispy at the edges
  • Loaded with gooey cinnamon chips
  • Bursting with real pumpkin flavor
  • Easy to make
  • Ready in 30 minutes

In other words. These cookies are pure, pumpkin magic.

I created this recipe for fellow pumpkin lovers who crave a cookie full of pumpkin flavor, but still have the texture of an actual cookie. I cannot tell you how many pumpkin cookie recipes I’ve tried that promise a chewy cookie… but deliver a cake-y, almost muffin like one. Don’t get me wrong, I love muffins! But not when I want a cookie.

Finally! A pumpkin cookie with the perfect texture. Crispy edges, soft and chewy centers, and plenty of gooey cinnamon chips. Bake these today!!! So let’s get down to details. How did I make these cookies so awesome?! Well, actually, it’s pretty simple. First up, let’s talk ingredients. For this recipe you’ll need butter, sugar (granulated and brown), vanilla, pumpkin puree (NOT pumpkin pie mix), pumpkin pie spice, all-purpose flour, baking soda, salt, and cinnamon chips.

SPEAKING OF CINNAMON CHIPS ↓↓↓ Cinnamon Chips are my secret ingredient for making these cookies 110% addicting.

Finally! A pumpkin cookie with the perfect texture. Crispy edges, soft and chewy centers, and plenty of gooey cinnamon chips. Bake these today!!! I used these Hershey’s Cinnamon Baking Chips, but feel free to use any brand you like.

Making these cookies is so so simple. All you need to do is whisk up the dough. Roll it. Bake it. Eat it!!! Hallelujah, this recipe requires NO chill time. ← Can we just pause for a moment and appreciate that awesomeness?!

Finally! A pumpkin cookie with the perfect texture. Crispy edges, soft and chewy centers, and plenty of gooey cinnamon chips. Bake these today!!!

Enjoy your new favorite pumpkin cookies! If you make them, let me know how much you love them in the comment box below

Chewy Cinnamon Chip Pumpkin Cookies

Rating: 51

Prep Time: 12 minutes

Cook Time: 16 minutes

Total Time: 30 minutes

Yield: 2 dozen cookies

Serving Size: 1-2 cookies

Thick, chewy, dotted with cinnamon chips, and loaded with real pumpkin flavor in every bite. These cookies are the real deal.

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons pumpkin spice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 15 tablespoons butter, at room temperature
  • 1 cup + 2 tablespoons dark brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1/2 cup pumpkin puree
  • 2 1/2 cups cinnamon chips

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees (F). Line 2 large baking sheets with parchment paper; set aside.
  2. In a medium-sized bowl whisk together the flour, baking soda, pumpkin spice, and salt; set aside.
  3. In a large bowl using a handheld mixer or in the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, beat the butter until smooth - about 1 minute. Add in the sugars and vanilla and beat on medium-speed until light and fluffy; about 2 minutes. Add the pumpkin puree and beat until it's just combined, about 45 seconds. Gently fold in the flour mixture with a rubber spatula, stirring only until the flour begins to disappear. Fold in cinnamon chips.
  4. Roll 3 tablespoon-sized balls of dough between your palms to form a ball (they should be big; almost a 1/4 cup), then place on prepared sheet (make sure to leave enough room in between each cookie for inevitable spreading). Continue this process until all the dough has been rolled.
  5. Place baking sheets in preheated oven and bake for 15-16 minutes, or until golden at the edges and set in the middle. Allow cookies to cool for 30 minutes on the baking sheet before transferring them to a wire wrack to cool completely.
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24 thoughts on “Chewy Cinnamon Chip Pumpkin Cookies

    1. hollis.mills@anthem.com

      I made these delicious cookies and my family absolutely loved them! My daughter who is an avid baker could not guess what the secret ingredient was. Thank you for posting such a delicious recipe, I’ve never impressed my family so much!

      Reply
    1. bakerbynature Post author

      Hi Judy. I’ve never had a problem finding them year round, but you can also order them online if need be. I shop at Stop and Shop and Giant and they usually have them in baking aisle 😉 Hope that helps!

      Reply
  1. Glenda

    Where do you find pumpkin puree? I have never used that before. Would really like to try this recipe! Always looking for good cookie recipes.

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  2. Rachel

    These are wonderful! Baked up exactly as you described. I was looking for something new and will definitely keep your recipe! Thank you!

    Reply
  3. Jessica

    Made these cookies last weekend for my husband’s co workers. They absolutely loved them and some of the girls wanted “my” recipe. Lol

    Reply
  4. Coco

    I made these today and they do look just like the picture, but not much flavor? Just pretty much a bland cookie. I checked the recipe several times, not sure what happened ☹️

    Reply
  5. Kirsten

    I had half a can of pumpkm in the fridge waiting to be used up–these just came out of the oven and are delicious! Thanks for sharing!

    Reply

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