Pumpkin Pecan Oatmeal Cookies Recipe

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pumpkin pecan oatmeal cookies

As fall recipes start making a comeback on my menu plan; we want those fall flavors in our treats and snacks too! This is a wonderful addition to my fall food repertoire and maybe it’ll be come one of yours!

Pumpkin Pecan Oatmeal Cookies Recipe
Recipe type: Dessert
  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 2 cups quick cooking oats
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • ½ tsp. baking soda
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. cinnamon
  • 2 tsp. pumpkin pie spice
  • 2 tbsp. unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • ½ cup sugar
  • ½ brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 6 tbsp. canned pumpkin (not pumpkin pie filling)
  • 2 tsp. pure vanilla extract
  • ¾ chopped pecans
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper (to prevent sticking).
  3. In a large bowl whisk together flour, oats, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon and pumpkin pie spice.
  4. In another large bowl cream together butter and sugar using a hand mixer, add egg and continue mixing for 20-30 seconds, then add pumpkin and vanilla extract and mix for an additional 20-30 seconds or until thoroughly combined.
  5. Stirring by hand, gradually add dry ingredients to wet and mix until all ingredients are well combined and no streaks of dry flour remain.
  6. Fold in pecans.
  7. Drop 1 tbsp. of dough onto prepped cookie sheets and bake for 10-12 minutes or until edges begin to turn a golden brown.
  8. Remove from oven, cool on the cookie sheet for 2-3 minutes before transferring to wire cooking racks to cool completely.
  9. Serve & enjoy! Yields 2 dozen cookies.

Make sure you check out my other easy recipes in my recipe index!

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Ashley is a happily married stay at home mom to a beautiful little girl and a little boy. Ashley and her husband come from a small town and enjoy the simple pleasures in life, like GREAT FOOD. They love to try out new recipes and experiment in the kitchen together, but also enjoy reading, painting and photography.

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