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No-Bake Pumpkin Oatmeal Cookies

An easy to follow recipe that makes soft and chewy pumpkin cookies

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword cookies, oatmeal, pumpkin
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 2 minutes
Total Time 7 minutes
Servings 12 cookies
Author Emma Chapman


  • ¼ cup butter
  • 1 cup granulated white sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon cinnamon
  • teaspoon nutmeg
  • ¼ cup milk
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • cup pumpkin puree
  • 2 cups oats


  1. In a medium sauce pan, add the butter, sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, and milk. Stir over high heat until everything is melted together.

  2. Once the mixture begins to boil, set a timer for two minutes.

  3. Once the mixture has boiled for two minutes, remove from heat.

  4. Stir in the vanilla extract, pumpkin, and oats.

  5. Spoon the batter onto a surface covered with wax or parchment paper.

  6. Allow the cookies to set before serving. If you want them to be firmer, you can freeze for a few minutes.

Recipe Notes

You can use quick cooking oats or old fashioned oats for this recipe. Also, make sure the mixture reaches a rolling boil before starting the timer.