Here’s a wonderful way to sneak some heart-healthy pumpkin into everyone’s diet this Fall – tucked into these tasty, chewy cookies!

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Whole Grain Cookies

Ingredients

1 15oz. can organic pumpkin puree

4 eggs

½ cup butter, melted

1 ½ cups Xagave

1 tsp. vanilla

3 ½ cups flour (your choice of whole grain flour)

2 tsp. baking powder

2 tsp baking soda

1 ½ tsp. salt

1 tsp cinnamon

1 tsp. ground nutmeg

¼ tsp ground cloves

2 cups milk chocolate chips

1-2 cups rolled oats (optional)

Preparation

Preheat oven to 325 degrees F.

Mix pumpkin, eggs, butter, Xagave and vanilla with electric blender until smooth. Add flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves and mix with pumpkin mixture. Add chocolate chips and oats.

Scoop about 6 cookies per cookie sheet, leaving 2 – 3 inches between cookies. Bake at 325 degrees F for 18 minutes or until toothpick inserted comes out clean.

*Recipe and image courtesy of Delicious Meets Nutritious.*