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Pumpkin Mookies

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I’m about to give you the easiest pumpkin recipe of the season and trust me, just because it’s simple doesn’t mean the taste is compromised. Three ingredients- here you go! Last year, this was my “go to” fall indulgence. With only 3 ingredients and 5 minutes of preparation, you’ll have the mess cleaned up before these have finished baking. So- what are they, you ask? Mookies.

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When I first discovered this pumpkin treat, they were supposed to be cookies. I dropped them by spoonful onto a cookie sheet, but they came out kind of fluffy- like a muffin. Kalyn made fun of my “cookies” (although he was happy to eat them), so we ended up nicknaming them mookies. Muffin meets cookie= mookie. About 20 batches of mookies later, my friends and family were hooked. Are they the healthiest pumpkin treat? Not exactly, but they taste divine!

Pumpkin Mookies:
1 box of spice cake mix (or make from scratch; I opted for the easy way and used Duncan Hines)
1 can of pumpkin (15 oz)
1 cup chocolate chips (I used 60% bittersweet)

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Instructions:
Combine cake mix and pumpkin until smooth, fold in chocolate chips. Scoop into muffin cups or drop by the spoonful onto a cookie sheet. Bake at 350 degrees for 25 minutes, or until an inserted toothpick comes out clean.

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Voila, mookies! They taste really similar to pumpkin chip muffins from one of my favorite bakeries. Let me know how you like them!

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  • Reply
    Debbie
    September 25, 2014 at 3:41 pm

    i cant wait to try these! quick, easy, and right out of the oven…perfect. Thanks for sharing your mookie creation. I found you through “at home in love.”

    • Reply
      Sarah
      September 25, 2014 at 3:47 pm

      Thanks for stopping by, Debbie! This remains one of our very favorite fall recipes; I hope you enjoy them. Isn’t Aileen’s blog so good?! I love it.

  • Reply
    Rachel
    September 29, 2014 at 7:31 pm

    seriously…only 3 ingredients? these are a must try, thanks for sharing!

    sophisticatedblissblog.com

    • Reply
      Sarah
      September 29, 2014 at 7:34 pm

      Hi Rachel! Yes- only 3 ingredients, super easy. Let me know what you think :)

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