Pumpkin Oatmeal Cookies

Pumpkin Oatmeal Cookies

While very tasty and satisfying, these healthy pumpkin oatmeal cookies are more of a nutritious snack than a decadent dessert. Add the chocolate chips for a sweeter, yummier treat!

Yeilds: 12 cookies

(Courtesy of: Running on Real Food)

Ingredients:

  • 2.5 cups rolled or quick oats
  • 1 cup  pure pumpkin puree
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup, honey, agave or coconut sugar
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp. ginger
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup dairy-free chocolate chips

Directions:

  1. Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Prepare a baking pan with parchment paper or place cookies directly on the pan.
  3. Mix all ingredients in a bowl to form a thick dough.
  4. Use your hands to create 12 cookie shapes. The cookies will not spread or change shape during baking so be sure to create the shape you want before baking.
  5.  Bake for 10 minutes.
  6. Remove from oven and enjoy warm after a few minutes. Let cool completely before storing. Store in a sealed container at room temperature for 3 days, in the fridge for up to 1 week or freeze up to 3 months.