Fall baking season is finally here! Hooray! Get ready for pumpkin, apple, and lots of cornbread! These chai-spiced pumpkin thumbprint cookies with chocolate are my new favorite cookies for fall and should be right there on your fall bucket list next to snuggling in a cable knit throw blanket. In fact, I highly recommend that you combine those two bucket list items and snuggle in that throw while you eat these thumbprint cookies!
My throw, shown in these photos, is sold by Boll & Branch (who I’m thrilled to have as a sponsor of this post). It’s 100% organic cotton! I was so cozy in it with my cookies that I almost fell asleep at least three times during the photoshoot. Jonathan had to snap me out of my stupor with his firm direction, “Keep holding the book up!” Ah, the rough life of a hand model. :)
The photo above was better for me in that I didn’t need to hold anything. But, I was sad because I was standing and helping with the styling when all I wanted to do was just get back under the throw. Seriously, this throw blanket is like wearing a cable knit sweater around your whole body. I want to carry it around with me Linus-style with my thumbprint cookies wrapped in foil and shoved in my purse for sugar emergencies.
These pumpkin thumbprint cookies are super easy to make. They are a one bowl recipe that requires no resting time in the refrigerator and no rolling pin. I make them with pumpkin puree. Instead of using a traditional pumpkin spice blend, I give them a chai spice upgrade. Of course, the chocolate in the middle is the little piece that puts them over the top into the must-have-these-all-fall-long category!
Grab the recipe below and grab the blanket at Boll & Branch!