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Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

What is it about Fall that makes me want to bake like there's no tomorrow?  One of my favorite Fall baking items is the almighty, versatile Pumpkin. Ah Pumpkin. Pumpkin bread, pumpkin pie, pumpkin brownies, pumpkin pancakes, pumpkin cake, pumpkin donuts, pumpkin biscuits, pumpkin scones, pumpkin muffins, and of course, pumpkin chocolate chip cookies.

I've tried many, many recipes for pumpkin chocolate chip cookies over the years and didn't really love any of them. They were either too bland, too dry, too soggy, too cake-y, too gummy, or too crumbly. So this year, I've pondered, studied, and experimented, and have developed the best recipe for pumpkin chocolate chip cookies I've ever made. At least so far.These cookies are moist, but not too moist, somewhat cake-y but not overly so, and flavorful, but not too flavorful.

The Best Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies
Makes about 32 cookies

3 C. bread flour
1 tsp salt
1 tsp soda
1 tsp baking powder
2 tsp cinnam…