Pumpkin Chocolate Chunk Cookies

These little cookies are so moist and a delicious treat or snack. Recipe courtesy of Farmer’s Market employee, Paige Gill.

Ingredients

  • 1 15 oz. can Farmer's Market Pumpkin
  • 1 cup shortening
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 cup chocolate chips

Instructions

  1. Cream shortening and sugars. Add egg, pumpkin, and vanilla. Sift and add dry ingredients. Fold in chocolate chips.
  2. Bake in 350º oven for 14 to 15 minutes

Recipe Notes

Chef's tip: For a crunchier cookie, use 1 cup of pumpkin instead of the whole can.