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Weight Watchers Pumpkin Cookies

Weight Watchers pumpkin cookies are the perfect option when you want to take part of the “treat” part of the trick-or-treat holiday season, but there’s no trick here! Indulge in these cookies without using many of your daily Weight Watchers points!

Not only are these the perfect seasonal fall snack, but cookies are always a crowd-pleaser, so if you have any events or parties coming up this fall, then these cookies are sure to be a hit! 

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Why you’ll love this low-calorie pumpkin cookies recipe

These cookies are so great to make. Not only are they easy to make and ready in half an hour, but they also have no added sugar, making them a more balanced snack to enjoy and share with loved ones. You won’t even be missing any sweetness because it’ll come about naturally with some of the included ingredients that you’ll see below. You can also try some Pumpkin Oatmeal Cups for another great snack!

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Ingredients for this recipe

Oats: For the oat base of this low-sugar pumpkin cookie recipe. 
Pumpkin spice: For some warm and cozy fall flavor.  
Salt: To help balance the flavors of the other ingredients.
Pumpkin puree: For the pumpkin flavor.
Vanilla: Helps to sweeten the cookies and rounds out the flavor.
Bananas: Adds sweetness and texture. Be sure to mash them.
Egg: Helps hold the foundation of the cookies together.  
Dry cranberries: For a pop of flavor and color. 

Weight Watchers Pumpkin Cookies ingredients

Equipment needed for this recipe

A skillet is needed to toast the oats. You’ll want a mixing bowl to combine all of the ingredients, and a silicone spatula is great for mixing the ingredients together. A baking sheet with parchment paper is my suggestion for the baking itself. If you’re going to save some of these for later, then be sure to grab a good airtight container to store them in. 

How to make Weight Watchers pumpkin cookies

Step 1: Preheat oven to 350 and line a baking sheet with parchment paper 

oats and spice added to skillet

Step 2: In a skillet over medium-high heat toast the oats with the pumpkin spice and salt until golden brown.

oats being mixed into pumpkin mixture

Step 4: Stir the toasted oats into the pumpkin mixture.

cookie dough rolled into balls on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper

Step 6: Scoop onto the lined baking sheet 

banana, egg, and pumpkin in a mixing bowl

Step 3: In a bowl mix the pumpkin, banana, and egg.

Cranberries added to the cookie dough

Step 5: Fold in the cranberries. 

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Step 7: Bake for 20 minutes 
Step 8: Cool, serve, and enjoy! 

Expert Tips

Be sure to use pumpkin puree and not pumpkin pie filling, it won’t give the results that you’re aiming for with this recipe. 

What to serve with WW pumpkin cookies

These Pumpkin Oatmeal Cups are a perfect breakfast or dessert option if you want another snack with delicious fall flavors. If you want a crowd-winning snack then this Pumpkin Whoopie Pie Recipe is a must try during the height of pumpkin season. If you enjoy apples during the autumn months, then be sure to try out this WW Apple Pie Filling when you make any fall pastry desserts!

Common Questions

What oats should I use in this pumpkin cookies recipe?

When baking with oats, the best options are using rolled oats and old-fashioned oats. If you have any of those already in your pantry, save yourself a trip to the grocery store and use what you have on hand! 

ww pumpkin cookies up close with cranberry

Storage suggestions

To store these delicious low-fat pumpkin cookies, place them into an airtight container and store them at room temperature for up to 3 days for optimal freshness. You can also freeze them for up to 3 months if you plan to enjoy them later! 

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Weight Watchers Pumpkin Cookies

Yield: 20
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes

Serve these easy and delicious Weight Watchers Pumpkin Cookies to your friends and family during the fall season to enjoy cozy flavors!

Ingredients

  • 2 cups oats
  • 2 teaspoon pumpkin spice
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup pumpkin
  • 1 ½ teaspoons vanilla
  • 2 bananas, mashed
  • 1 egg
  • ½ cup dry cranberries

Instructions

    Step 1: Preheat oven to 350 and line a baking sheet with parchment paper
    Step 2: In a skillet over medium-high heat toast the oats with the pumpkin spice and salt until golden brown
    Step 3: In a bowl mix the pumpkin, banana, and egg
    Step 4: Stir the toasted oats into the pumpkin mixture
    Step 5: Fold in the cranberries
    Step 6: Scoop onto the lined baking sheet
    Step 7: Bake for 20 minutes
    Step 8: Cool, serve, and enjoy!

Nutrition Information
Yield 20 Serving Size 1
Amount Per Serving Calories 50Total Fat 1gSaturated Fat 0gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 1gCholesterol 9mgSodium 57mgCarbohydrates 9gFiber 1gSugar 2gProtein 2g

As with any of our recipes, carb counts, calorie counts, WW points and nutritional information varies greatly. As a result, your nutritional content depends on which products you choose to use when cooking this dish. The auto-calculation is just an automated estimate and should NOT be used for specific dietary needs.

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