pumpkin chocolate chip cookies...

soft cookies with pumpkin, cinnamon and chocolate chips...yummm...
Hello my happy little baking elves! Thank you for all your well wishes and prayers over the last few days. Things are looking up here at Chez Lenaburg. I am A-OK and back in the kitchen. Yea!! Today I will be catching up on our 25 Days of Christmas Treats Extravaganza!! Wahoo!

Today we reveal Day Seven's cookie...Pumpkin Chocolate Chip! Now you know what to do with all those extra cans of pumpkin you have in your pantry. These cookies are soft and light and with the pumpkin they even have a little fiber. I know, I am here for you guys. Healthy baking all the way! Well, sort of. They are really yummy though...I promise. 

Merry Christmas and Happy Baking!!
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Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies 
(I have no idea where I found this recipe. It was written on a napkin. Yes, really. A napkin)

1 cup canned pumpkin
1 cup white sugar
1/2 cup vegetable oil
1 egg
2 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon milk
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
2 cups semisweet chocolate chips

1. Combine pumpkin, sugar, vegetable oil, and egg. In a separate bowl, stir together flour, baking powder, ground cinnamon, and salt. Dissolve the baking soda with the milk and stir in. Add flour mixture to pumpkin mixture and mix well.

2. Add vanilla, chocolate chips and nuts.

3. Drop by spoonful on greased cookie sheet and bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for approximately 10 minutes or until lightly brown and firm.
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