Pumpkin-Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

by Jessica on October 31, 2010

Pumpkin-Oatmeal Raisin Cookies | http://mybakingheart.com

As if I haven’t posted enough pumpkin recipes this month, here’s one more. I just can’t get enough pumpkin at the moment and I absolutely loved these cookies! Unbelievably quick and easy, they’re perfect for a quick snack or even as a prize for trick-or-treaters! Yummy and good for you, too! Happy Halloween, dear readers!!

Pumpkin-Oatmeal Raisin Cookies | http://mybakingheart.com

Pumpkin-Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Yield: 2 dozen cookies


  • 1 c all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 c old-fashioned oats
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp Kosher salt
  • 1/2 c unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 1/4 c sugar
  • 1/4 c brown sugar
  • 1/2 c pumpkin pur√©e
  • 1 lg egg
  • 1/2 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 1/4 c chopped pecans
  • 1/4 c raisins


Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper and set aside.

Whisk together flour, oats, baking soda, cinnamon and salt in a medium bowl. Beat butter and sugars together in a large bowl at medium speed until light and fluffy. Add pumpkin, egg and vanilla extract; mix well. Then add in flour mixture, mixing well. Stir in walnuts and raisins. Drop by rounded tablespoons onto prepared baking sheets.

Bake 14 to 16 minutes or until cookies are lightly browned and set in centers. Cool on baking sheets for a few minutes, then transfer to wire racks to cool completely.


Pumpkin-Oatmeal Raisin Cookies | http://mybakingheart.com


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{ 7 comments… read them below or add one }

1 Paula October 31, 2010 at 7:33 am

Oh, these look like my kind of cookies. Are they soft or crunchy?

p.s. Loving your new look, blog-wise.


2 Jessica October 31, 2010 at 9:13 am

Thanks, Paula! These are super soft and so yummy!


3 Heather B October 31, 2010 at 11:13 am

I’m a pumpkin lover so these look amazing! Will have to give them a try soon!


4 Eliana October 31, 2010 at 7:14 pm

With recipes like this one, how could one ever get tired of pumpkin!


5 Lindsey H. November 1, 2010 at 1:23 pm

I am making these TONIGHT! Yummy!


6 Lora November 2, 2010 at 10:17 am

Fantastic idea for a twist on traditional oatmeal raisin cookies. Love them.


7 Tracey November 2, 2010 at 9:33 pm

I’m a bit late, but Happy Halloween to you too! Your cookies sound awesome. I can’t get enough pumpkin either – I plan to keep baking with it all winter ūüôā


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