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Easy, Soft Pumpkin Cookie Bites (with 3 Ingredients!)

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Soft Pumpkin Cookie Bites are made with only 3 ingredients and are ready in just 10 minutes! Our favorite bite-sized fall treat!

Pumpkin cookies are kind of our jam! Here are a few more pumpkin treats you have to try – Chocolate Pumpkin Muddy Buddies, Pumpkin Spice Brownie Brittle, and Pumpkin Pie Bars.

soft pumpkin cookie bites

Soft Pumpkin Cookie Bites

Last month on the Somewhat Simple Facebook page, we shared a link to our recipe for Cake Mix Cookies. One of our favorite  followers left us a comment about her favorite cake mix cookie that sounded delicious! She said she mixes 1 box of spice cake mix with a can of pumpkin puree and bakes the batter into cookies- YUM!!!

So I gave it a shot. I played around with those ingredients and added some chocolate chips until I found my new favorite cookie creation- Soft Pumpkin Cookie Bites, using only 3 ingredients! Here is how to make them:

Here are a few more Easy Cookie Recipes we think you’ll LOVE –

3 ingredient pumpkin cookies

Grab your 3 ingredients. Toss the cake mix in a bowl, omitting all the other ingredients on the back of the box. (No eggs or oil needed!) Empty the entire can of canned pumpkin into the cake mix, stir until combined.

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Scoop the batter into a mini muffin tin, then back for 8-10 minutes.

chocolate chip easy pumpkin cookie bites

Pull the cookies out of the over and immediately sprinkle with mini chocolate chips. Let them cool. You can drizzle some melted chocolate, if you’d like, for an extra fancy touch.

Easy Soft Pumpkin Cookies

YUM! Don’t they look good!

I will say that because they are bite-sized, they are so easy to consume and you might find yourself consuming 1, 2 or 3 too many! You’ve been warned. 😉

soft pumpkin cookie bites
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Soft Pumpkin Cookie Bites

Soft Pumpkin Cookie Bites are made with only 3 ingredients and are ready in just 10 minutes! Our favorite bite-sized fall treat!

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword cookies, pumpkin
Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 24 pumpkin bites
Calories 950 kcal


  • 1 box of Spice Cake Mix
  • 1 15oz Can of Pumpkin Puree
  • Mini Chocolate Chips
  • Melted chocolate- optional


  1. Preheat your oven to 350. Spray a mini muffin pan with non-cook sticking spray.
  2. Mix the cake mix with the pumpkin puree until blended.
  3. Fill each muffin tin with a heaping spoonful of the cookie mixture and bake for 8-10 minutes.
  4. As soon as you pull them out of the oven, sprinkle the mini chocolate chips over the top so they start to melt as the cookies cool.
  5. Drizzle with melted chocolate for more chocolatey goodness, if desired.
  6. Serve and enjoy!

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Nutrition Facts
Soft Pumpkin Cookie Bites
Amount Per Serving
Calories 950
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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