I called and woke him up early this morning after my car battery died on my way to work (blah)...and then apparently he sat and did Arabic all day long. By the time I got home, he felt as though he had learned nothing...and also, he had about a gazillion other things to do today.
SO. He went off to class tonight, and I decided that he would be much happier if he came home to cookies tonight. I had some leftover pumpkin puree, so I decided to make pumpkin chocolate chip cookies. I searched for the recipe online, and wrote it down on a piece of paper. And now I have no idea what website it came from...does it sound familiar? If so, let me know where it came from so that I can give it proper credit!
Without further ado...
Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies
1 cup pumpkin puree
1 cup white sugar
1/2 cup vegetable oil
2 cups all-purpose flour (I used whole wheat flour because I'm out of white flour)
2 teaspoons baking powder
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon milk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 cups chocolate chips
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Combine pumpkin, sugar, vegetable oil, and egg. In a separate bowl, stir together flour, baking powder, cinnamon, and salt. Dissolve the baking soda in the milk and add (ummm...I didn't have any baking soda so I just threw in the milk alone).
Stir the flour mixture to the pumpkin mixture and mix well. Add vanilla and chocolate chips.
Bake for around 10 minutes.
Note from the chef (that's me!): I just realized that I forgot to add the vanilla. Oops. And mine had to bake for way longer than 10 minutes...more like 15.
Oh, and just so you know, I did sample one small cookie, and it tastes FANTASTIC even without the vanilla and baking soda!
Matt is due home any minute now...let's hope that these cookies cheer him up!