Whole Wheat Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Pancakes

Heaven on a plate.
I’ve shown you our recipe for Whole Wheat Chocolate Chip Pancakes before.  We make them every single Saturday morning without fail.  They’re simple, they’re quick, and they’re yummy.  During the fall, we like to change things up a bit, so we add in a little pumpkin and spice.  Simply delicious!

This recipe will make 4 really large pancakes or 8 smaller pancakes.

Shopping List
1 1/4 cups whole wheat flour (you can use All Purpose Flour if you prefer)
2 tablespoons brown sugar
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 cup milk
1 egg
1 cup canned pumpkin (we use Libby’s)
1 tablespoon pumpkin pie spice (or cinnamon)
1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
Lots of real maple syrup šŸ™‚
Preheat pancake griddle to 350 degrees or stove top griddle over medium-high heat.  Spray with Pam.
In a mixing bowl, combine flour, sugar and baking powder.  In a separate bowl, combine milk and egg.  Whisk milk mixture into flour mixture slowly until incorporated (do not over mix).  Stir in pumpkin, pumpkin pie spice, and chocolate chips.
Spoon pancake batter on to griddle flipping only when bubbles appear on the tops of the pancakes (about 3 minutes per side).  Serve with lots of real maple syrup.
That’s it!  Breakfast done right this time of year!  Even your pancakes should taste like fall :).
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  • Sheaffer {Pinterest Told Me To} September 10, 2013 at 10:31 am

    These look DIVINE!

  • Grace Beekman September 10, 2013 at 11:43 am

    Amazing! Hello fall!


  • aprilparrish September 10, 2013 at 1:15 pm

    I agree…this sounds like Heaven on a plate!!! I can't wait to try this!!!! šŸ˜‰

  • E.C. Anderson September 10, 2013 at 4:27 pm

    Oh youuuuu, stop it with all these delicious pumpkin recipes! I need to make every single one, haha! Odd as this sounds, I've never had a pumpkin pancake before! I think I'm in for a treat!

    Elyse @ Cuddly as a Cactus

  • Carmen September 10, 2013 at 5:31 pm

    Mmmm…yummy! I tried a similar version of these last Fall and my fam loved them. Your recipe sounds just as delicious. I've mixed up a batch and popped into the refrigerator, ready to be baked for breakfast tomorrow! šŸ™‚

  • Jaren September 10, 2013 at 6:05 pm

    These look so good! I'm loving all of your fall recipes! I thought of you this morning when I did my blog post…Paula Deen's Grandgirl's Apple Cake.
    I'm going to give some pumpkin pancakes a try this fall, and my kids will thank you!

  • Rob & Michelle Eberly Family September 10, 2013 at 6:09 pm

    I love all things pumpkin, so I am going to try these on Saturday! Thanks.

  • Anonymous September 10, 2013 at 9:32 pm

    Looks delicious and can't wait to try these! I'm not a chocolate fan, so I was thinking of making these with white chocolate chips – you know, mix and match style! šŸ™‚ Have you tried it with white chocolate chips instead?

  • Mix and Match Mama September 10, 2013 at 9:53 pm

    I have tried it with butterscotch chips and it's delicious too!

  • Daysha September 10, 2013 at 10:46 pm

    YUMMY!! And you are right they do seem easy. Have you ever made a batch and froze them and microwaved them? If not what are your thoughts on that?

  • The Woolfords September 10, 2013 at 11:36 pm

    What did I do wrong? I made these for supper tonight and they came out SO HEAVY and thick– they were still pretty tasty, but not really a pancake? Is this right? Thanks!

  • Mix and Match Mama September 11, 2013 at 9:13 am

    If your batter seems too thick, add some more milk to thin it out. They are thicker than most pancakes (especially if you use whole wheat flour), but I don't think they're too thick. Did you get 4 large pancakes out of it?

  • Jamie @ fitfortherun September 11, 2013 at 11:17 am

    Oohh my gosh!! It is supposed to cool down this weekend and actually feel like Fall, so I have a feeling I will be making these!

  • The Woolfords September 11, 2013 at 6:18 pm

    I did– I'll definitely try more milk next time! Thanks!

  • Narci D September 11, 2013 at 6:40 pm

    Yum!! I am making these this weekend! Looks delicious! šŸ™‚

  • Tara G. September 11, 2013 at 11:00 pm

    We're the real deal maple syrup people, too. šŸ™‚

  • Anonymous September 16, 2013 at 3:15 pm

    My 1 year old and I visited a friend and her baby over the weekend and had our own pajama party filled with all things pumpkin. We made these pancakes, pumpkin whoopie pies and homemade pumpkin spice lattes šŸ™‚ It all turned out very yummy but our cookies had an odd texture. The next day they were very sticky and falling apart. What is the texture of yours normally like? maybe it was how we stored them? How do you store yours? Thanks for the fabulous ideas!! ~ Melissa

  • Mix and Match Mama September 16, 2013 at 5:28 pm

    Are you talking about the cookies used for the whoopie pies? They should be soft (but not too soft)and stored at room temp. Email me if you have any other questions about them…I'd be happy to help!

  • Kacey Medeiros January 5, 2014 at 2:25 pm

    I've been making these pancakes at least once a week for a couple of months now. I think it's safe to say… Hi, my name is Kacey and I'm addicted to these pumpkin pancakes, hahaa.
    Thanks for the recipe!!!