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Pumpkin Oatmeal Cookies

These healthy pumpkin cookies are made with oatmeal, whole wheat flour, pumpkin puree, maple syrup, and then baked to perfection.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Diet Low Fat, Low Salt
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Cool 5 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 20
Calories 82kcal
Author Rena


  • 1 cup instant oats
  • ¾ cup whole wheat flour
  • 3 tsp pumpkin spice mix
  • 2 tbsp melted coconut oil
  • ¾ cup pumpkin purée
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • A pinch of kosher salt
  • ½ cup pure maple syrup
  • 2 tbsp raw pumpkin seeds optional
  • 2 tbsp dark chocolate chips dairy-free for vegan option
  • Optional add ons: 2 tbsp chia seeds


  • Preheat the oven to 325°F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • To a large mixing bowl, add the oats, flour, pumpkin spice mix, and whisk to combine.
  • Next, add the maple syrup, pumpkin purée, vanilla extract, salt, coconut oil and mix well with a wooden spoon.
  • Next, fold in the pumpkin seeds and chocolate chips.
  • Use an ice-cream scoop to take spoonfuls of the mixture and shape them into cookies. They will keep their shape so make sure you give them the final look.
  • Arrange onto the prepared baking sheet; Bake for 13-15 minutes.
  • Let them cool for 5 minutes before serving.


  • Vegan option: use dairy-free chocolate chips 
  • Gluten-free option: use gluten-free flour and oats 
  • Sugar-free option: replace maple syrup with stevia or any other sweetener of choice. you can also use one large ripe banana instead.
  • Oats: you may use quick oats or rolled oats.
  • Coconut oil: use any other oil of choice
  • Serving size: one cookie 
  • Use canned pumpkin puree or make your own.
  • Once cooled, store in a sealed container on the counter for up to 2 days and in the fridge for up to 7 days.


Serving: 1cookie | Calories: 82kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Sodium: 2mg | Potassium: 78mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 1431IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 17mg | Iron: 1mg