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Stack of Old-Fashioned Pumpkin Spice Oatmeal Cookies

Old-Fashioned Pumpkin Spice Oatmeal Cookies

  • Author: Monkey and Me Kitchen Adventures
  • Prep Time: 15 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 11-13 Minutes
  • Total Time: 26 Minutes
  • Yield: 16-18 Cookies 1x
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Oven
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Vegan


Delicious, wholesome, and healthy, this oil-free Old-Fashioned Pumpkin Spice Oatmeal Cookies recipe is made with simple plant-based ingredients.



Dry Ingredients:

  • 1 cup rolled oats, processed – fine chop *
  • 1 cup rolled oats, processed – medium chop *
  • ¼ cup rolled oats *
  • 2 ½ teaspoons pumpkin pie spice *
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • ½ cup maple sugar (or coconut sugar) *
  • ¼ teaspoon sea salt

Wet Ingredients:

  • ½ cup almond butter *
  • 1 Tablespoon natural peanut butter *
  • 2 teaspoons molasses *
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 Tablespoons pure maple syrup *
  • ¼ cup unsweetened plain plant milk

Optional Ingredients:

  • Raisins
  • Chopped walnuts or pecans


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 F. Place the oven rack in the center position.
  2. Line a large baking sheet with silicone baking pads or parchment paper. Set aside.
  3. Place 1 cup rolled oats into the food processor, and pulse for 30 seconds to finely chop, then place into a large bowl.
  4. Place 1 cup rolled oats into the food processor, pulse for 10 seconds to chop, then place into a large bowl with the finely chopped rolled oats.
  5. Add ¼ cup of rolled oats to the large bowl with the chopped rolled oats.
  6. Add all the remaining Dry Ingredients into the large bowl with the oats, whisk until well combined.
  7. Then add the Wet Ingredients to the dry ingredients, stir until everything is mixed well. If adding optional ingredients (raisins and/or nuts), add at this time.
  8. Scoop up about 2 tablespoons (2 small cookie scoops) of cookie dough, then roll into a ball and flatten into a ½ inch disk, then set onto the lined baking sheet. Continue until all the dough has been rolled and flattened.
  9. Place in a preheated oven (center rack) and bake at 350 F for 11 to 13 minutes until the cookies are set and the edges and bottoms are golden brown.
  10. Remove from the oven, allow to cool for 3 minutes on the cookie sheet, then transfer to a cooling rack.


*Please reference the blog post for Tips for Success, Pantry Items Used, Storage and Freezing, and Kitchen Products Used.

*Sea Salt:  Please adjust the sea salt based upon your family’s sea salt preferences and/or based upon dietary needs.

*Serving:  Makes 16 to 18 cookies