Who’s ready for a delicious and nutritious Pumpkin Oatmeal Cookie? So far we’ve shared our Pumpkin Scones with Cacao Glaze, Cinnamon Pumpkin Pancakes and Easy Peasy Pumpkin Squares. It only seems fitting that we share a Pumpkin Cookie next. Can’t beat the classics, right?
Treats can be healthy as well as taste good. There is no need for artificial and highly refined ingredients when they can be health promoting instead. Here are a few that help make this recipe so amazing!
Pumpkins are a wonderful source of fiber which helps with weight loss. They also contain Vitamin A which aids eye health. Their Vitamin C can help boost the immune system and they may even help prevent cancer! (source)
Oats are also a fantastic source of fiber, have anti-cancerous properties and help with blood sugar. (source)
Cinnamon contains both fiber and calcium which can protect against heart disease and help with colon health. Just the scent of cinnamon alone can boost brain function. It’s also anti-inflammatory and anti-microbial. (source)
Whole Wheat is also very high in fiber which means it helps keep blood sugar levels stable longer. Whole wheat can also help with weight control, reduce chronic inflammation, lower risk of type 2 diabetes, support mental health, brain function and digestive health. (source)
We like to use our KitchenAid for ease and a quick clean up. Whether getting ready for a Halloween party or simply enjoying the flavors of fall, these cookies are perfect!
Pumpkin Oatmeal Cookies
- 1 cup butter
- 1 cup honey
- 2 eggs
- 2 cups pumpkin puree
- 1 Tbs. vanilla
- 3 cups whole wheat flour
- 2 tsp. baking soda
- 2 tsp. baking powder
- 2 tsp. cinnamon
- 1 tsp. Real Salt
- 2 cups rolled oats
- 1-2 cups chocolate chips
Add all wet ingredients into your KitchenAid and mix well. Add remaining ingredients and mix until completely combined. Using an ice cream scoop, place onto a greased cookie sheet and bake at 350º until very lightly golden brown.
For more delicious fall foods drop by our Fall Fruit Kabobs with Cinnamon Nutmeg Dipping Syrup, Clean Eating Halloween Chili and Clean Eating Apple Crisp.
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What are your favorite pumpkin foods?
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