Never feel like you need to ditch your diet during the holidays again with these low-calorie pumpkin alternatives. Satisfy your sweet tooth without having to compromise your health. We’ve all experienced our fair share of Pinterest fails, but these 3 healthy pumpkin cookie recipes will fool even the biggest of butter lovers.

40-Calorie Pumpkin Protein Cookies

  • Prep Time:15 minutes
  • Cook Time:8-10 minutes
  • Total Time:30 minutes
  • Servings:24
  • Easy


  • 15 oz can pumpkin puree
  • 4 tablespoon vanilla protein powder
  • 1/4 cup almond milk
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1/4 cup ground flaxseed
  • 1/4 cup Stevia in the Raw
  • 2 tablespoon chia seeds
  • 2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 tablespoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • Step 1

    Preheat oven to 350°F.

  • Step 2

    Add all the ingredients to a mixing bowl and mix well.

  • Step 3

    Grease a baking sheet and drop a tablespoon of the cookie dough onto the pan. Spread it out into cookie form.

  • Step 4

    Bake the cookies for 10-12 minutes. Store in the refrigerator.

Healthy Pumpkin Protein Cookie Dough

  • Prep Time:7 minutes
  • Cook Time:0 minutes
  • Total Time:7 minutes
  • Servings:35 (25 calories per 1 tablespoon serving)
  • Easy


  • 1 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1/2 cup vanilla protein powder
  • 1/2 cup coconut flour (can substitute oat flour)
  • 2 tablespoon Stevia in the Raw
  • 2 tablespoon powdered peanut butter (prepared with 1 tablespoon of water)
  • 2 tablespoon sugar free maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon almond milk
  • 2 tablespoon white chocolate chips or other add-ins of choice (optional)
  • Step 1

    Combine the pumpkin puree, protein powder, flour, and sweetener.

    #SpoonTip: The texture will be a bit crumbly, but the wet ingredients will fix that.

  • Step 2

    Combine the powdered peanut butter with the water to make it a liquid. Add the maple syrup to that, and then add the mixture to the pumpkin dough until it’s fully incorporated.

  • Step 3

    Add recommended amount of almond milk, but you can continue adding it to the dough in increments of 1 tablespoon until desired consistency is achieved. Fold in the chocolate chips.

18-Calorie Pumpkin Pie Bites

  • Prep Time:10 minutes
  • Cook Time:0 minutes
  • Total Time:10 minutes
  • Servings:10
  • Easy


  • 2 tablespoon coconut flour
  • 2 tablespoon protein powder
  • 1/2 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 tablespoon sugar free maple syrup
  • 2 teaspoon Stevia in the Raw
  • Step 1

    Mix coconut flour, protein powder, pumpkin puree, cinnamon, pumpkin pie spice, and Stevia.

  • Step 2

    Add maple syrup. Slowly add water until a doughy paste forms.

  • Step 3

    Roll into balls and store in the refrigerator.