Pumpkin Cookies

Pumpkin Cookies

When the cold weather rolls in, it’s hard to resist the siren smell and taste of pumpkin spice.

This pumpkin cookies recipe is healthier than your standard cookie recipe — oats and almond flour replace white flour as the base, and there’s no oil!

These pumpkin cookies are also gluten-free, but if you have a gluten sensitivity/allergy, make sure the oats you buy are “certified gluten-free.”

Oats are often processed alongside gluten-containing grains, so brands will specifically label their oats if there’s no risk of cross-contamination.

With old-fashioned rolled oats and a spice blend that includes ground clove, ginger, and pumpkin puree, these Pumpkin Cookies are out of this world good.

With old-fashioned rolled oats and a spice blend that includes ground clove, ginger, and pumpkin puree, these Pumpkin Cookies are out of this world good.

Pumpkin cookies, stacked
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Pumpkin Cookies

With oats and a spice blend that includes ground clove, ginger, and pumpkin puree, these Pumpkin Cookies are out of this world good.

Course Dessert
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Servings 12 servings, 2 cookies each
Calories 142 kcal
Author Beachbody

Ingredients

  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • cups rolled oats
  • cup almond flour
  • 1 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp. ground cloves
  • ¼ tsp. ground ginger
  • ¼ tsp. sea salt (or Himalayan salt)
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • cups pumpkin puree
  • cup maple syrup
  • ¼ cup chopped raw pecans (optional)
  • 24 pecan halves

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350° F.

  2. Lightly coat two baking sheets with spray. Set aside.
  3. Combine oats, almond flour, cinnamon, cloves, ginger, and salt in a medium bowl; mix well. Set aside.
  4. Combine egg, pumpkin, and maple syrup in a large bowl; mix well.
  5. Add flour mixture and chopped pecans to pumpkin mixture; mix until blended.
  6. Drop by rounded Tbsp. onto prepared baking sheet; flatten cookies with a spatula. Top each cookie with a pecan half.
  7. Bake for 14 to 15 minutes or until firm.

Recipe Notes

The Nutrition Facts box below provides estimated nutritional information for this recipe.

Nutrition Facts
Pumpkin Cookies
Amount Per Serving (2 cookies)
Calories 142 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Fat 7g11%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 16mg5%
Sodium 56mg2%
Carbohydrates 17g6%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 7g8%
Protein 4g8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Container Equivalents
1 Yellow
½ Blue

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With old-fashioned rolled oats and a spice blend that includes ground clove, ginger, and pumpkin puree, these Pumpkin Cookies are out of this world good.