How to Make Grandma Kitty’s Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

Recipe Classifications




Snack, Dessert


Nut-Free, Kid-Friendly


No Color (meat or drink only)

Freezes well:


Prep Time  (total time):

Under 15 Minutes  (Under 30 Minutes)


Grandma Kitty’s Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies are the bomb.

I love them! They’re so good.

My mouth is watering just thinking about them.

Grandma Kitty’s Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies are made with lots of real ingredients like butter, eggs, sugar, and flour.

Grandma Kitty uses her own secret recipe, and it was handed down through generations. No wonder this heirloom recipe makes you nostalgic.

Every bite is sure to put a smile on everyone’s face.

Are Grandma Kitty’s Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies delicious?

I think Grandma Kitty’s Pumpkin Chocolate Chip cookies are delicious!

These cookies are indulgent and decadent.

The combination of Grandma Kitty’s secret ingredients of pumpkin and semi-sweet chocolate chips created a perfect balance of flavors.

Every batch of these cookies tastes fresh since it calls for organic ingredients, as Grandma Kitty would never use artificial flavors, colors, or preservatives.

Are Grandma Kitty’s Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies healthy?

If you’ve never tried pumpkin as a cookie ingredient before, then this will surely change your mind about it.

Pumpkin is an excellent way to add a fall-like flavor to Grandma Kitty’s cookies without overpowering them.

You also add that dose of extra vitamins and minerals by adding pumpkin to your desserts.

Pumpkins are packed with carotenoids such as beta carotene, lutein, and zeaxanthin. It helps support a healthy immune system.

It also keeps you fuller for longer so that you do not feel tempted to eat unhealthy foods.

Dark chocolate chips can also substitute for semi-sweet chocolate chip cookies if you’re not that fond of sweetness.

Pumpkin and dark chocolate is an epic fall dessert combination to pump up that holiday spirit.

Are Grandma Kitty’s Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies kid-friendly?

These cookies never fail to bring a smile to my face.

And I bet your kids will love them as much as I do!

No kid can say no to anything that has chocolate chips.

This is also a great way to make your kids eat pumpkin too.

What to serve with Grandma Kitty’s Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies?

I like to serve these pumpkin chocolate chip cookies with milk.

All the flavors in the cookie go great with either a cold glass or a warm mug of milk.

Make sure always to have extra cookie dough and freeze it because you’ll surely be getting a lot of requests for these cookies.

It keeps in the freezer well, so you can make a huge batch on the weekend and bake it throughout the week.

What kitchen gear do you need to make Grandma Kitty’s Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies ?

You will need a bowl, a wooden spoon or a rubber spatula, a measuring cup, and a measuring spoon.

You can also make this with your kids. It will get them started on baking at an early age.

A delicious and healthy conclusion

Grandma Kitty’s Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies are the perfect fall treat.

The recipe is simple and easy to follow, making it an excellent choice for novice bakers or those that have never tried baking before.

You can substitute dark chocolate chips if you want a less sweet option–making these best at this time of year when autumn seems far away!

Grandma Kitty would be proud knowing her legacy lives on through her delicious recipes passed down from generation to generation!

This mouth-watering dessert will surely make your family happy as they enjoy their favorite type of cookie during Thanksgiving dinner, Christmas Eve tea party, or any other holiday celebration with friends and loved ones.

The Recipe:

Grandma Kitty’s Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

As you take the first bite of your Grandma Kitty's Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies, there is a clear reminder that time itself could stand still and all should be well. This sweet snack is an invitation to embrace America’s favorite recipe. With the aromatic hints of cinnamon and vanilla, you'll get a deep, rich pumpkin flavor combined with delicate notes of semi-sweet chocolate—a perfect balance!
Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes


  • Oven


  • 1 1/2 cups sugar (brown or muscovado)
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup butter (2 sticks)
  • 5 cups flour
  • 2 tablespoon cinnamon
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 29 ounces pumpkin
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips


  • Preheat oven to 350 F and line baking sheet with wax paper.
  • In a bowl, whisk sugar and butter together. Add in the eggs after butter and sugar are creamed together. Add pumpkin, vanilla, and chocolate chips to the bowl and mix thoroughly.
  • In a separate bowl, combine all the dry ingredients.
  • Slowly fold the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients.
  • Scoop the cookie dough onto the baking sheet and bake for 10-12 minutes.
  • Let cool on a rack and serve!


  1. Make a healthier batch of cookies by using maple syrup or raw honey instead of sugar.
  2. You can also make a lower sugar version by using Manuka honey instead. You can half the amount of sweetener without compromising the taste. Take note though that honey, like maple syrup, can change the consistency of the cookies.
  3. Make a lower fat version of these cookies by making use of a combination of Greek yogurt and butter. Instead of using 2 sticks of butter, substitute with 1 stick of butter and 1 cup of Greek yogurt.
  4. Make the recipe gluten-free by using gluten-free flour.
  5. This indulgent cookie recipe has cinnamon. Thus, it might not be suitable for those on a low histamine diet.

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