Pumpkin Spiced Oatmeal Pecan Cookies – For the pumpkin obsessed! Chewy, low-fat oatmeal cookies made with quick oats, pumpkin, spices, and chopped pecans.
Yield: 16 servings

Pumpkin Spiced Oatmeal Pecan Cookies

Prep Time: 35 mins
Cook Time: 10 mins
Total Time: 45 mins
Course: Snack
Cuisine: American
Pumpkin Spiced Oatmeal Pecan Cookies – For the pumpkin obsessed! Chewy, low-fat oatmeal cookies made with quick oats, pumpkin, spices, and chopped pecans.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 2 cups quick oats
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 2 tsp pumpkin pie spice
  • 2 tbsp unsalted butter (room temperature)
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup unpacked brown sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 6 tbsp canned pumpkin (not pumpkin pie filling)
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup chopped pecans

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350°; line two baking sheets with parchment paper or use a silpat.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, oats, baking powder, baking soda, salt, pumpkin spice and cinnamon.
  • In a large bowl, with a mixer, cream together the butter and the sugars on medium speed.
  • Add the egg, followed by the pumpkin and vanilla extract.
  • Working by hand, stir in the flour mixture and the oats until just combined and no streaks of flour remain; stir in the pecans.
  • Drop 1 tablespoon of the dough at a time onto prepared baking sheets.
  • Bake for about 10-12 minutes, or until cookies become light brown at the edges.
  • Cool on baking sheet for 3 or 4 minutes, then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.

Notes

Makes 32 cookies, 1 tbsp each.
Splenda Lovers: Substitute all the brown sugar with 1/4 cup Splenda brown sugar blend, and all the white sugar for 1/4 cup Splenda sugar blend. Points remain the same.

Nutrition

Serving: 2cookies, Calories: 165.2kcal, Carbohydrates: 26.3g, Protein: 3.3g, Fat: 6.3g, Saturated Fat: 1.5g, Cholesterol: 15.4mg, Sodium: 149.4mg, Fiber: 1.6g, Sugar: 13g
Blue Smart Points: 6
Green Smart Points: 6
Purple Smart Points: 5
Points +: 5