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Easy Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies (3-ingredients!)

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These simple chocolate chip cookies are so easy with only 3 ingredients: Chocolate chip cookie mix, pumpkin purée, and butter. No time for holiday baking? No problem.

Pumpkin cookies stacked with a bite taken from one on top
the perfect autumn snack

Easy holiday treats, like my pumpkin bread pudding and Oreo pumpkin blondies, had me thinking about other ways to use pumpkin purée. Turns out, it’s easy to add pumpkin into cookie mix for the perfect Fall dessert.

Having extra cookie mix, I rushed to test out this easy recipe!

Pumpkin chocolate chip cookie ingredients
A quick holiday treat

Ingredients for pumpkin chocolate chip cookies

The hard work is already finished with this simple recipe! Make these easy cookies with only 3 ingredients:

  • Dry cookie mix (I used Betty Crocker, no eggs needed)
  • butter
  • pumpkin purée

How to make lazy pumpkin chocolate chip cookies

To make these cookies, simply add all ingredients in a large bowl and mix.

Using a small ice cream scoop, add to a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.

Bake until cookies are still just a bit soft and remove.

Close up of chocolate chip pumpkin cookie
seriously delicious

Add-ins for pumpkin cookies

You can add 1/4 cup of white chocolate chips or nuts to this recipe, if desired.

Stack of cookies on a plate
make-ahead for holiday gatherings


Store these cookies for up to 3 days in an air-tight container at room temperature. They will keep longer stored in the fridge (about a week).

If you have leftover cookies, try making chocolate chip pumpkin bites!

Cookie on its side next to a stack of pumpkin cookies
The buttery, pumpkin flavor is so yummy


Can I freeze these cookies?

Yes, you may freeze these cookies and thaw overnight in the fridge. Simply reheat in the microwave.

Pumpkin cookie up close
my favorite holiday cookie

Tips for the perfect cookies every time

Cookies too gooey? Cook longer or add in less pumpkin purée. You may also try adding 2 tbsp flour to the mix.

Cookies too hard? Cook at a lower temperature or for less time.

The trick is removing them from the oven when they’re still a bit soft and gooey.

Cookies always harden up a bit once removed from the oven.

pumpkin chip cookies

Easy Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

Make these simple pumpkin chocolate chip cookies in under 20 minutes with easy cookie mix, butter, and pumpkin puree. The perfect autumn snack and oh so gooey!
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 5 minutes
8 minutes
Total Time: 13 minutes
Servings: 7
Calories: 134kcal
Author: Amber


  • 7.5 oz package Betty Crocker cookie mix (or preferred brand, with no eggs required)
  • ½ stick butter melted and cooled
  • 3 tbsp pumpkin purée


  • Preheat oven to 375°F. Line pan with parchment paper.
  • Mix all ingredients in a bowl using a whisk or blender.
  • °Using an ice cream scoop, add balls to a pan, about 2 inches apart.
  • Bake for 8-10 minutes and remove when center is just solidified (still a bit gooey).


If cookies are too gooey, cook longer or make smaller scoops. You may also try adding 1 tbsp flour to the mix.
If cookies are too hard, try baking at 350°F, or shorten cook time. 


Calories: 134kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 32mg | Potassium: 27mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 15g | Vitamin A: 1001IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 2mg | Iron: 1mg

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