Pumpkin Spice Oatmeal Cookies with Lower Sugar

small stack of pumpkin oatmeal cookies

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If you like pecan and pumpkin pie, these Pumpkin Oatmeal Cookies with pecans are for you!


  • 2 1/2 cups Quaker Old Fashioned Oats, divided
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon stevia extract
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans


  1. Preheat the oven to 350F. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper.

  2. Place 1 cup of oats in a blender and blend until it becomes oat flour.
  3. In a large bowl, combine the oat flour, oats, baking powder, salt, and cinnamon, stir and set aside.

  4. In a separate bowl, combine the butter, pumpkin puree, egg, vanilla, stevia, and honey, whisk until smooth, and add the dry ingredients. Stir to combine. 

  5. Fold the pecans into the dough until evenly distributed.  

  6. Using a cookie scoop, roll the cookie dough into balls and place them onto the baking sheet, flatten with the back of a spoon. 

  7. Bake for 10 minutes or until slightly golden brown, remove from oven and allow to cool for 5 minutes.