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Pumpkin chocolate chip cookies with cream cheese frosting

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe With Cream Cheese Frosting

  • Author: Midwestern Moms
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 24 1x
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Bake
  • Cuisine: American


Yummy pumpkin chocolate chip cookies. Delicious with or without the cream cheese frosting.




  • 2 1/2 cups of flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup of pumpkin puree
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups of mini chocolate chips

Cream Cheese Frosting

  • 1/2 cup of unsalted butter, softened
  • 4 oz cream cheese, softened
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract



  1. In a large bowl, mix flour, baking soda, baking powder, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt. Set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, beat the sugar and butter together until well blended.
  3. Beat in pumpkin, egg, and vanilla until mixture is smooth.
  4. Gradually beat in the flour mixture.
  5. Fold in (by hand) the chocolate chips.
  6. Drop cookies (about a tablespoon size) onto your baking sheets covered with parchment paper.
  7. Bake at 350 degrees for 15 minutes or until the edges are firm. Make sure to check on the cookies as they bake.
  8. Allow to cool before adding the frosting, if desired.

Cream Cheese Frosting

  1. In a large bowl, beat together the butter and cream cheese until well blended.
  2. With the mixer on low speed, gradually add the powdered sugar until creamy.
  3. Beat in vanilla until well blended.
  4. Spread the frosting on the cooled cookies.

Keywords: pumpkin chocolate chip cookies