Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies
SERVES: MAKES 60 PUMPKIN CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIES Ingredients: 3 cups granulated sugar 1 (29-ounce) can pure pumpkin 1 cup butter, melted 1 teaspoon vanilla 2 eggs 4 tablespoons pumpkin pie spice 6 teaspoons baking powder 1½ teaspoons baking soda 1 teaspoon kosher salt 5 cup all-purpose flour 1 (12-ounce) bag semi-sweet chocolate chips Instructions: Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F. In the bowl of a stand mixer, combine the sugar, pumpkin, melted butter and vanilla and mix until smooth. Add the eggs and beat for 1-2 minutes. Whisk the pumpkin pie spice, baking powder, baking soda and kosher salt in a small bowl and add to the wet ingredients. Mix well. Mix in 2 cups of the flour, then 2 more cups and then the final cup. Add the chocolate chips and mix just until incorporated. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or a baking mat. Drop 1 tablespoon rounded scoops of the cookie dough on the sheet about 2 inches apart. Bake pumpkin chocolate chip cookies for 12-15 minutes. Let rest on cookie sheet for 2-3 minutes then move to a cooling rack to cool completely.