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Pumpkin Cookies – a veganized version of the classic fall recipe. Soft, fluffy, and slightly spiced, these cookies are perfect for any occasion. Made with pumpkin puree, olive oil, and white whole wheat flour, they’re a healthier alternative to traditional cookies – but you’d never know it! Enjoy them fresh from the oven or store them in an airtight container for later.


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Pumpkin Cookie: An enjoyable fall dessert


These vegan pumpkin cookies are the perfect treat to enjoy with a warm cup of coffee on a cool autumn day. So, let’s take a closer look at why these cookies are so special and enjoyable.


1. Delicious: They are made with real pumpkins, and they are soft and chewy. You will love the taste of these cookies.

2. Nutritious: It is made with whole wheat flour, and they are high in fiber. You will feel good about eating these cookies.

3. Low in calories: Each cookie has only 100 calories, so you can enjoy them without feeling guilty.

4. No artificial ingredients: These pumpkin cookies do not contain any artificial ingredients. They are made with all-natural ingredients, and they are free of preservatives. You can feel good about eating these cookies.

5. Fun to make: This recipe is easy to follow, and you will have a blast making these cookies with your friends or family.


So if you’re looking for a delicious, indulgent treat this fall that’s actually good for you – look no further than these vegan pumpkin cookies! Made with nutritious pumpkin puree and easy-to-digest olive oil and flaxseed meal, these cookies will satisfy your sweet tooth without weighing you down. Enjoy them with a cup of coffee or milk and savor the flavors of fall!


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Pumpkin Cookies Recipe: FAQs Answered


This blog post will answer all of the most frequently asked questions about these vegan pumpkin cookies. With this information, you’ll be able to make the perfect batch of pumpkin cookies that are sure to please everyone, no matter their dietary restrictions.


What are vegan pumpkin cookies?

These pumpkin cookies are made without any animal products, which makes them a great option for those with dietary restrictions or allergies. They’re also a delicious and festive treat that’s perfect for the fall season.


What do I need to make vegan pumpkin cookies?

All you need to make vegan pumpkin cookies are a few simple ingredients that you probably already have in your kitchen. These include flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, vegan butter, canned pumpkin, and spices. Check the recipe card below.


Can I make these cookies without using any sugar?

Yes! If you want to make these cookies without using any sugar, simply substitute the sugar for a sugar-free alternative. You can also use less sugar than what’s called for in the recipe. Keep in mind that using less sugar may result in a slightly different texture for your cookies.


Making vegan pumpkin cookies is easy and only requires a few simple ingredients that you probably already have in your kitchen. With this information, you’ll be able to make the perfect batch of pumpkin cookies that are sure to please everyone, no matter their dietary restrictions. Happy baking!


Crack these pumpkin cookies!

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Pumpkin Cookies (with Chocolate Chips)

Pumpkin cookies are a delicious plant-based treat that is perfect for Fall. They are made with pumpkin puree, and plant-based butter, and drizzled with maple glazed. These vegan cookies are soft and chewy with a hint of spice.
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 25 Cookies
Calories 98 kcal


Pumpkin Cookies:

  • 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 tsp baking powder
  • 3/4 tsp baking soda
  • 2 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 3/4 cup vegan butter
  • 3/4 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1/2 cup raw sugar brown, light
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup pumpkin puree canned or homemade

For the Maple Glaze:

  • 1 1/4 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 3 tbsp maple syrup
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3 tbsp almond milk


Make the cookie dough:

  • Preheat the oven to 350°F and line a baking sheet.
  • In a large mixing bowl, mix together the all-purpose flour, baking powder, baking soda, kosher salt, nutmeg, and cinnamon.
  • Using a hand mixer, cream the vegan butter, confectioners' sugar, and brown sugar. Then add the pumpkin puree and vanilla extract.
  • Combine together the all-purpose flour mixture and vegan butter mixture. Mix them well until everything is combined using a hand mixer.
  • Heap the cookie dough using a tablespoon for about 2 tbsp and line them on a baking sheet; flatten them using your hands or fork.
  • Bake them for 20 minutes or until golden brown.

Make the maple glazed:

  • Meanwhile, in a medium bowl, mix together the maple syrup, confectioners' sugar, vanilla extract, and almond milk.

Serve and enjoy!

  • Over the baked cookies, drizzled them with prepared maple glazed.


Vegan Globetrotter Tips & Suggestions

Recipe Notes
  • Use ripe pumpkins for this recipe. If your pumpkins are not yet ripe, you can speed up the process by putting them in a paper bag with a ripe apple or banana.
  • Substitute half of the sugar with brown sugar for lighter cookies.
  • Add an extra flax egg to the batter if you want a more cake-like cookie.
  • Make these cookies gluten-free by substituting the flour with almond flour or another gluten-free flour mix.
Storing Tips
  • These cookies can be stored in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 5 days.
  • Freeze these cookies for up to 3 months. To thaw, simply place the frozen cookie on a plate and let it sit at room temperature for about 30 minutes.
  • For a fun twist on the classic pumpkin cookie, try adding chocolate chips, raisins, or nuts.
  • For spices, you can also use, cinnamon, nutmeg, or ginger. If you want to make them extra special, top them with plant-based frosting or icing.


Calories: 98kcalCarbohydrates: 23gProtein: 1gFat: 5gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0.03gSodium: 139mgPotassium: 25mgFiber: 0.4gSugar: 6gVitamin A: 641IUVitamin C: 0.1mgCalcium: 15mgIron: 0.5mg
Keyword plant-based, pumpkin, pumpkin cookies, quick and easy recipe, vegan
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To Wrap It All Up


Now that you know all there is to know about pumpkin cookies, it’s time to get baking! This vegan-friendly recipe is perfect for anyone with dietary restrictions or simply looking for a delicious fall dessert. Be sure to follow the tips and suggestions provided by Vegan Globetrotter to ensure your cookies turn out perfectly. If you have any questions that weren’t answered in this blog post, refer to the FAQ section – everything you need to know is right there! So what are you waiting for? Get baking and enjoy these delicious pumpkin cookies!


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