Close up of a plate of vegan chocolate pumpkin cookies

Chocolate Vegan Pumpkin Cookies

  • Author: Heart of a Baker
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 12 minutes
  • Total Time: 27 minutes
  • Yield: 24 1x
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Baking
  • Cuisine: American



  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon groud nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon fine grain sea salt
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1/2 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup vegan chocolate chips


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line 2 rimmed cookie sheets with parchment paper and set aside. 
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together the flours, baking soda, cocoa powder, cinnamon, nutmeg, salt and cornstarch. Whisk until no clumps remain and set aside. 
  3. In a seperate, medium bowl, whisk together the pumpkin puree, olive oil, brown sugar, and vanilla.
  4. Stir the pumpkin mixture into the flour mixture and stir until combined. Fold in the chocolate chips until evenly distributed. 
  5. Scoop the dough out by the tablespoon, spacing the cookies out by a couple of inches. 
  6. Bake for 10-12 minutes, until cookies are set and spring back lightly when touched. 
  7. Allow to cool for a few minutes before serving. 

Keywords: vegan dessert, dessert, cookie recipe, pumpkin dessert