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Pumpkin Orange Chocolate Chip Cookies

Course: cookie, Snack, treat
Servings: 36


  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 1 cup + 1/4 cup canned pumpkin not pumpkin pie filling
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg
  • 1 cup milk chocolate or semi sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 tbsp orange zest


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line baking sheets with parchment paper.
  • In a bowl in this order add sugar, canola oil, canned pumpkin, egg and vanilla. Whisk until well combined.
  • Next add your flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg. Stir until everything is mixed.
  • Finally pour in chocolate chips and orange zest mixing lightly.
  • Drop from tablespoonfuls onto parchment lined baking sheet.
  • Bake for 5 minutes and then turn and rotate cookie sheets in oven. Bake for another 5 minutes or until cookies lightly browned on bottom.
  • Let rest in pan for a few minutes then transfer to wire racks and let cool completely before icing with your glaze (below).


Cinnamon Spice Glaze: 1 cup icing sugar, 1 tbsp orange juice, 2 tbsp milk, 1/4 tsp orange zest, 1/4 tsp cinnamon. Put all ingredients in a bowl and mix until smooth.