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Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie (Vegan, Gluten-Free)

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie (Vegan, Gluten-Free)

Nisha Vora
This vegan and gluten-free Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie is basically a giant gooey pumpkin cookie. It’s made with wholesome ingredients but tastes decadent, making it the perfect treat for fall baking and entertaining!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 25 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 55 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine Baking
Servings 10

Ingredients
  

  • 1/2 cup creamy, smooth almond butter or cashew butter
  • 1/4 cup refined coconut oil, melted
  • 1/3 cup coconut sugar (can substitute brown sugar)
  • 1/3 cup pure maple syrup
  • 1/2 cup aquafaba (the amount in one 15-ounce can of chickpeas)
  • 3/4 cup canned pumpkin puree (not pumpkin pie filling)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups (168g) almond flour or almond meal
  • 1 1/2 cups + 2 tablespoons (150g) oat flour
  • 1 tablespoon pumpkin pie spice (store-bought or homemade recipe below)
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 1 cup + 2 tablespoons vegan chocolate chips, divided (or 6 ounces dark chocolate, chopped into bite-sized pieces)

For serving

  • Flaky sea salt
  • Vegan vanilla ice cream

Pumpkin Pie Spice

  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C). Generously grease a 10-inch cast iron skillet or other oven-proof skillet with coconut oil or other cooking oil.
  • In a large mixing bowl, add the almond butter, coconut oil, coconut sugar, maple syrup. Using an electric mixer, beat until just combined, about 20 seconds.
  • In a small bowl, add the aquafaba and beat on medium speed for 60 seconds, or until it starts to get foamy. Add the aquafaba, along with the pumpkin and vanilla to the almond butter mixture and beat until just combined.
  • In another bowl, whisk together the almond flour, oat flour, pumpkin pie spice (store-bought or homemade), baking soda, baking powder, and salt. Switch to a wooden spoon and stir the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients until just combined, taking care to not over mix. The batter will be thick and soft.
  • Using a silicone spatula, fold in 1 cup of the chocolate chips. Transfer the cookie dough to the greased skillet. Top the cookie skillet with the remaining 2 tablespoons of chocolate chips.
  • Bake the cookie skillet for 25-30 minutes, or until the top is mostly firm on top. Allow the cookie to rest for 10 minutes before serving. The texture inside will be soft inside but don’t worry, it is thoroughly cooked!
  • Sprinkle flaky sea salt on top and serve warm with vegan vanilla ice cream.
Keyword breakfast cookies, chocolate chip, gluten-free, pumpkin, refined sugar free, skillet, soy-free
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