The recipe we are sharing today ties in both Halloween as well as National Oatmeal Day together. Food truck followers love their desserts and these tasty cookies can be created easily and can either be sold or given away any food truck at this time of the year.


Halloween Pumpkin Oatmeal Cookies

Prep Time: 15 minutes | Cook Time: 20 minutes | Yield: 40 cookies


  • 4 cups flour
  • 2 cups oats
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cups margarine (or Crisco)
  • 2 cups brown sugar
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 (16 ounce) can solid pack pumpkin
  • 1 cup chocolate chips


Combine flour, oats, baking soda, cinnamon, and salt; set aside.

Cream butter; gradually add sugars, beating til fluffy.

Add egg and vanilla; mix well.

Alternate additions of dry ingredients and pumpkin, mixing well between additions.

Stir in chocolate chips.

For each cookie, drop up to 1/4 cup of the cookie dough onto lightly greased cookie sheet; shape into “pumpkin-shape” with spatula.

Bake at 350 degrees F for 20-25 minutes.

Decorate with icing and assorted candies, raisins, and/or nuts.