Tuesday, October 1, 2013

pumpkin chocolate chip cookies

Hey, it's October first! Start your Halloween countdown and celebrate with some pumpkin chocolate chip cookies!
Adapted from an already-great recipe in The 100 Best Vegan Baking Recipes by Kris Holechek

  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1 tsp. pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/8 tsp. salt
  • 1 cup Earth Balance, softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 1 cup pumpkin
  • 1 Tbs. rice milk
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 cup dark chocolate chips

1. While the oven is preheating to 350° F, combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and spices in a mixing bowl and give it a stir
2. Next, take another medium size bowl and use a mixer to combine the softened Earth Balance, sugar, brown sugar, pumpkin, rice milk, and vanilla
3. Pour the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients and use the mixer to blend everything together
4. Fold the chocolate chips into the batter and drop heaping tablespoon-sized dollops onto your baking sheet about 2 inches apart
5. Pop the dough into the oven and bake for approximately 12 minutes or until the cookie edges are lightly brown