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Jumbo Jack-o’-Lantern Cookies


  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup quick-cooking oats
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup canned pumpkin
  • 1 cup (6 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips
  • Orange and green decorating icing or vanilla frosting and orange and green gel food coloring


  • 1. In a large bowl, cream the butter and sugars; add the egg and vanilla. Combine the flour, oats, baking soda, cinnamon and salt; add to the creamed mixture alternately with pumpkin. Stir in chocolate chips.
  • 2. Drop by 1/4 cupfuls onto ungreased baking sheets. Spread into 3-1/2-in. pumpkin shapes. Drop 1/2 teaspoon of dough at the top of each for stem.
  • 3. Bake at 350° for 15-18 minutes or until edges are golden brown. Cool for 1 minute before removing to wire racks to cool completely. Create jack-o'-lantern faces on cookies with decorating icing or tinted frosting.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 300 calories, 14g fat (8g saturated fat), 39mg cholesterol, 249mg sodium, 44g carbohydrate (29g sugars, 2g fiber), 3g protein.


Average Rating: 4.5
  • Queenlalisa
    Dec 31, 1969

    Very tasty. Love the oatmeal!

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