Fresh Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

Nothing says Autumn quite like pumpkins and these yummy little morsels of goodness combine that with chocolate. What could be better then smelling them baking on a cool fall afternoon … except  eating them!


1/2 C. butter
1 1/2 C. sugar
1 t. real vanilla
1 egg
1 C. fresh pumpkin puree
2 2/3 C. flour
1 t. baking soda
1 t. baking powder
1/2 t. salt
1 t. ground cinnamon
1 t. ground nutmeg
1 C. chocolate chips


Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Cream the butter and sugar together, and then add the egg, vanilla, and pumpkin puree.
In a separate bowl mix all the other ingredients, except the chocolate chips, together.
Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients, and mix well.
Add the chocolate chips, and mix until evenly dispersed.

Bake for 11-13 minutes, or until golden brown.
Transfer to wire racks to cool, and store in an airtight container.


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Jessika moved from the city to a cabin in the mountains 6 years ago, after marrying a lifelong friend, and is now a stay-at-home mom of two toddlers, 13 months apart, and a teenager. A former massage therapy student, tv station manager, bartender and booking agent, who traded it all (willingly) for motherhood. She is passionate about (tandem) breastfeeding, natural and attachment parenting, holistic health practices, healthy eating, nature, and learning to live more simply & sustainably. Online you can find her at Job Description: Mommy, where she writes of the aforementioned as well as her adventures in motherhood, recipes, arts & crafts, and natural product reviews and giveaways.

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