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Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Pancakes are easy homemade pumpkin pancakes filled with chocolate chips. This easy pumpkin pancake recipe makes a delicious breakfast perfect for a crisp fall morning!

stack of homemade pumpkin chocolate chip pancakes with whipped cream on plate

We’ve been making easy pumpkin pancakes from scratch for years. These fluffy pancakes are full of pumpkin flavor with the perfect amount of spice. They’re the absolute best pancakes for the fall season!

Unlike other pumpkin pancake recipes, these pancakes are made without pumpkin pie spice. I only use cinnamon and a pinch of nutmeg, so if you’re not a fan of pumpkin spice, this is the perfect pumpkin pancakes recipe for you!

You can definitely taste the pumpkin and chocolate flavor, but you don’t taste a lot of spices.

However, if you do like a stronger flavor, make pumpkin spice pancakes by adding 1 to 2 teaspoons of pumpkin pie spice and reduce the amount of cinnamon.


You only need a few simple ingredients and one bowl to make chocolate chip pumpkin pancakes. You can find them in your grocery store or online.

  • Eggs
  • All purpose flour
  • Pumpkin puree — not pumpkin pie filling
  • Brown sugar
  • Baking powder
  • Cinnamon
  • Sea salt
  • Nutmeg
  • Milk — Use 2 percent milk or whole milk for best texture
  • Semi sweet chocolate chips

How to Make Pumpkin Pancakes with Chocolate Chips

First, add the eggs to a medium bowl, and beat with a fork until frothy. Then, add the dry ingredients and pumpkin puree.

pumpkin puree, flour, salt, soda, sugar and eggs in mixing bowl

Pour in the milk, and mix the pancake batter until well combined. Then, add the semi sweet chocolate chips. Dark chocolate chips will also work with this recipe.

Mix chocolate chips into the pancake batter. Then, heat a griddle or frying pan over medium heat.

pumpkin pancake batter with semi sweet chocolate chips in mixing bowl

When the pan is nice and hot, add a little butter to the surface. Then, scoop about 1/4 cup of batter onto the hot pan or hot griddle.

Cook Time

Cook pancakes until the edges start to firm up and bubbles appear and start to pop. About 3 to 4 minutes.

Then, flip the pancakes and cook for another minute or so until the second side is golden brown.

pumpkin pancakes with chocolate chips cooking in frying pan

Pro tip — To keep a batch of pancakes hot off the griddle warm place on a large baking sheet, cover lightly with aluminum foil, and place in a warm oven (around 200 degrees f) while you finish cooking the batter.

Instead of making a few giant pancakes, I  like to keep them small and make a bunch of 2-inch pancakes.

This way, we can enjoy pancakes on the weekend and heat the leftovers up for a quick breakfast on weekday mornings. Yum!

Because these pumpkin pancakes are small, you can stack them up pretty high without feeling stuffed.

pumpkin chocolate chip pancakes pour shot maple syrup

How to Store and Reheat

Store any leftover pancakes in an airtight container or in a zip top bag in the fridge where they will last for five days.

To reheat these flavorful pumpkin pancakes, reheat them in the microwave in thirty second intervals.

You can also put them onto a baking sheet and pop them in the oven until they are warm.

pumpkin chocolate chip pancakes whipped cream and nutmeg

Pancake Toppings

These pumpkin pancakes make a great breakfast as they are, but for the perfect fall breakfast, I like to load my pancakes up with toppings.

After you stack the pancakes, add a few pats of butter here and there. Then, drizzle some warm maple syrup or honey over the stack for a little extra sweetness.

We like to add extra chocolate chips over the top, because we just think extra chocolate is always a good thing!

Top them off with colorful fall sprinkles for the best pumpkin pancakes ever!

Top it all off with whipped cream and a little bit of extra nutmeg, and you’re good to go! If you really want to get fancy, drizzle caramel or chocolate syrup over the pancakes, too.

side view of pumpkin pancakes with chocolate chips, maple syrup and whipped cream
4.34 from 6 votes

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Pancakes Recipe

By: Dee
Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Pancakes are easy homemade pumpkin pancakes filled with chocolate chips. This easy pumpkin pancake recipe makes a delicious breakfast perfect for a crisp fall morning!
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 24


  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 cup pumpkin puree
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 ½ teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • ¼ teaspoon nutmeg
  • cups milk
  • 1 cup semi sweet chocolate chips
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  • Add eggs to a large mixing bowl, and whisk with fork until slightly fluffy
  • Add pumpkin and dry ingredients, and mix well
  • Add milk, and mix until well combined. Batter will be thick
  • Stir in chocolate chips
  • Drop about 1/4 cup batter to form roughly 2-inch circles onto a hot, greased griddle, and flip when edges are firm and bubbles pop. Cook the second side until golden brown
  • Top with butter, maple syrup, honey, whipped cream and chocolate chips, if desired


Makes approximately 24 2-inch pancakes.
You can substitute 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice and 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon instead of all cinnamon.


Calories: 101kcal, Carbohydrates: 14g, Protein: 2g, Fat: 3g, Saturated Fat: 1g, Cholesterol: 15mg, Sodium: 111mg, Potassium: 134mg, Fiber: 1g, Sugar: 4g, Vitamin A: 1625IU, Vitamin C: 0.4mg, Calcium: 45mg, Iron: 1.2mg

Nutrition information is automatically calculated, so should only be used as an approximation.

Additional Info

Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
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Pumpkin and chocolate is the best combination, so check out my pumpkin chocolate chip cookies and pumpkin chocolate chip muffins recipes. Or browse my fall recipes archives!

I hope you’ll whip up a batch of these delicious pumpkin chocolate chip pancakes this weekend! Serve them with a hot cup of coffee, and you’ve got yourself the perfect breakfast!

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  1. Sophia says:

    These were amazing!!! I used half and half instead of milk and they still turned out perfect. I would definitely make these again!5 stars

    1. Dee says:

      Thanks so much, Sophia. I’m so glad you liked them!

  2. Miz Helen says:

    Delicious Pumpkin Pancakes for a fall breakfast. Thanks so much for sharing your awesome post with us at Full Plate Thursday and come back soon!
    Miz Helen5 stars

  3. Abeer says:

    I love pumpkin season! These pancakes look divine!

  4. Catalina @ Peas & Peonies says:

    Pumpkin pancakes are the best! Can’t wait to try this recipe!

  5. Patricia @ Grab a Plate says:

    I love everything about these, especially the “not too spiced” part! They will be perfect for the weekend!

  6. Amy @ Little Dairy on the Prairie says:

    These pancakes look amazing! I want a big stack right now!5 stars

  7. Jocelyn (Grandbaby Cakes) says:

    These look like the perfect breakfast!

  8. Renee - Kudos Kitchen says:

    I’d eat that stack, and then request another stack!

  9. Des @ Life's Ambrosia says:

    If this isn’t a perfect fall weekend breakfast, then I don’t know know what is!