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Pumpkins. They’re great for carving scary faces and decorating around the Thanksgiving table. But mostly I love to eat them. Pass me some pumpkin bread and a slice of pumpkin pie. Gimme the pumpkin lattes and the pumpkin cheesecake ice cream. That spicy sweet flavor just sums up the essence of autumn in a mouthful.
So pumpkin oatmeal raisin cookies? Well, that’s just what happens when someone who loves pumpkin decides to make cookies in September. It was inevitable. And inevitably delicious.
These are pretty traditional oatmeal cookies with a twist of pumpkin and a dash of warming spices that bring to mind autumn leaves, harvest time and golden memories.
And forget those fake scented candles. These cookies will make your kitchen smell divine.
Pumpkin Oatmeal Raisin Cookies Recipe
- 2 cups sprouted wheat flour or Einkorn wheat flour
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1 teaspoon ginger
- 1/2 teaspoon cloves
- 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/2 teaspoon aluminum-free baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon fine ground sea salt
- 3/4 cup butter softened (you can use coconut oil instead)
- 1 1/2 cups coconut sugar organic light brown sugar will also work
- 1 cup pumpkin puree or about 1/2 of a 15-ounce can of organic pumpkin
- 1 egg
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1 cup old-fashioned cut oats
- 1 cup organic raisins
- Preheat oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit.
- In a large mixing bowl, stir together flour, spices, baking soda, baking powder and salt. Set aside.
- Beat butter and sugar together in a bowl until they reach a creamy consistency. Add the pumpkin, egg, and vanilla extract. Mix until smooth.
- Slowly add the flour mixture to the butter mixture and mix until combined.
- Fold oats and raisins into batter.
- Drop 1-2 tablespoons of batter for each cookie onto a stainless steel baking sheet (line with parchment paper for easy cleanup!).
- Bake at 375 degrees F for 10-12 minutes or until edges are lightly browned.
- Cool and serve (with a tall glass of fresh milk or apple cider if you'd like!).
Why Pumpkin oatmeal raisin cookies are a good idea?
Pumpkin oatmeal raisin cookies are an irresistible and delightful treat that offers a perfect blend of flavors and textures.
The addition of pumpkin brings a warm, comforting essence, while the oats provide a wholesome and hearty crunch. The sweet, chewy raisins add bursts of natural sweetness that complement the overall flavor profile.
Beyond their delicious taste, these cookies also come with nutritional benefits. Pumpkin is a rich source of vitamins and antioxidants, promoting a healthy immune system and glowing skin. Oats are packed with fiber and essential nutrients, promoting digestive health and providing lasting energy.
The combination of these wholesome ingredients makes pumpkin oatmeal raisin cookies a guilt-free indulgence that can be enjoyed as a satisfying snack or a delightful dessert.
So, whether you’re sharing them with loved ones or savoring them alone, these cookies are undoubtedly a fantastic idea that brings joy and goodness to any occasion.
Why we like cooking with pumpkin?
Cooking with pumpkin is a fantastic idea for a multitude of reasons. Firstly, pumpkin is an incredibly versatile ingredient that can be used in both sweet and savory dishes, adding a unique and delightful flavor to various recipes. Its naturally sweet and earthy taste lends itself well to everything from pies, muffins, and pancakes to soups, stews, and curries.
Additionally, pumpkin is a nutritional powerhouse, rich in vitamins like A, C, and E, as well as essential minerals like potassium and magnesium. It is also low in calories and high in fiber, making it a great option for those looking to maintain a healthy diet.
Moreover, pumpkin adds moisture and richness to dishes, making them more enjoyable and satisfying. Finally, cooking with pumpkin is not only delicious and nutritious but also a wonderful way to embrace the flavors of the fall season, creating heartwarming meals that bring comfort and joy to the table.
More Yummy Pumpkin Recipes:
- Pumpkin Souffle (Grain, Dairy and Nut Free)
- Paleo Pumpkin Granola
- Honey Maple Pumpkin Bread
- Pumpkin Cupcakes with Maple Cream Frosting
You might also enjoy… this homemade caramel recipe!
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- Giant Chocolate Chip Cookie in a Cast Iron Pan
- Big and Chewy Molasses Spice Cookie Recipe
- Healthier Strawberry Muffins Recipe
- Coconut Sugar Simple Syrup
- Watermelon Smoothie Recipe
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