The best pumpkin cookie recipe

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Oh this pumpkin cookie recipe is amazing! You can prepare them in less than 15 minutes, with very few ingredients. Try this spiced pumpkin cookie recipe today!

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Pumpkin Cookie Recipe

Mmmmm… pumpkin cookies! When I say that these cookies are the best … I mean it! There's something about a warm, wet cookie on a crisp fall day. I don't know about you, but when it comes to baking in the fall, one of the first ingredients I think of is pumpkin. You will love this pumpkin cookie recipe.

I've already shown you a delicious pumpkin cupcake recipe, super wet pumpkin bun recipe, and some fun pumpkin cupcakes, so today I have these delicious pumpkin cookies for you to try. There are only a handful of ingredients (most of which you probably already have on hand). This recipe is very easy to follow, so you can mix and bake them in less than 15 minutes. However, cookies will be seen and known, so good people will think you spent hours on them. 😉

Let's start making the spiced pumpkin cookie recipe!

Ingredients:

  • 2 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon of baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon of baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon of pumpkin pie spices
  • 1 teaspoon of cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon of salt
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 1/4 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 cup squash
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla
  • 1 cup icing sugar

Oh this pumpkin cookie recipe is amazing! You can prepare them in less than 15 minutes, with very few ingredients. Try this spiced pumpkin cookie recipe today!

How to make the pumpkin cookie recipe:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 F. Spray cookie sheet with nonstick spray.
  2. Mix all dry ingredients: flour through salt.
  3. Butter and sugar cream together. Slowly add the pumpkin.
  4. Add the egg and vanilla and mix well.
  5. Slowly add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients until a thick dough forms.
  6. Pour the icing sugar into a bowl. Spoon spoonful of dough over sugar and roll to coat.
  7. Place the coated cookies on a prepared baking sheet.
  8. Bake 6 to 8 minutes. Do not bake too much.
  9. Let cool on a rack.

Oh this pumpkin cookie recipe is amazing! You can prepare them in less than 15 minutes, with very few ingredients. Try this spiced pumpkin cookie recipe today!

Time saving tip: If you're still scooping out cookies with two spoons, you really need to get some stainless steel scoops! I have had mine for several years and use them for all kinds of baking. I used the smallest of the 3 tablespoons for these pumpkin cookies and they were just the right size for adults and children.

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Oh this pumpkin cookie recipe is amazing! You can prepare them in less than 15 minutes, with very few ingredients. Try this spiced pumpkin cookie recipe today!

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Pumpkin cookies

Oh this pumpkin cookie recipe is amazing! You can prepare them in less than 15 minutes, with very few ingredients. Try this spiced pumpkin cookie recipe today!

Course:

Dessert

Kitchen:

American

Keyword:

Pumpkin cookies

Servings: 18

Calories: 194 kcal

Author: Eat a penny

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 cups flour

  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

  • 1 teaspoon baking powder

  • 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice

  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon

  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

  • 1/2 cup butter (softened)

  • 1 1/4 cup granulated sugar

  • 1 cup pumpkin

  • 1 egg

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

  • 1 cup icing sugar

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 F. Spray cookie sheet with nonstick spray.

  2. Mix all dry ingredients: flour through salt.

  3. Butter and sugar cream together. Slowly add the pumpkin.

  4. Add the egg and vanilla and mix well.

  5. Slowly add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients until a thick dough forms.

  6. Pour the pastry sugar into a bowl. Spoon spoonful of dough over sugar and roll to coat. Place the coated cookies on a prepared baking sheet.

  7. Bake 6 to 8 minutes. Do not bake too much.

  8. Let cool on a rack.

Recipe Notes

No one can get enough of this pumpkin candy!

tip to save money

This recipe is very frugal, since you are making it from scratch. However, to save even more money, stock up on pumpkin during the fall months. Canned pumpkin is at its lowest price in October and November. Stock up so you can enjoy our pumpkin recipes year-round at the lowest price.

Oh this pumpkin cookie recipe is amazing! You can prepare them in less than 15 minutes, with very few ingredients. Try this spiced pumpkin cookie recipe today!

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This pumpkin cookie recipe tastes great when you come out of the oven. However, if you can wait a bit, they taste even better the next day! I know it sounds crazy but The longer these cookies stay, the richer the flavor becomes. You do not believe me? Try it! Make this pumpkin cookie recipe and try some right away. Then try some the next day, and then the next day.

Tell us what you think about this pumpkin and spice cookie recipe.

Do you like these fresh from the oven or a day or two later? That may seem like an easy enough question. The only challenge will be to see if you and your family can make these last more than a day or two. 😉

If you love pumpkin recipes as much as my family, be sure to check out all of our pumpkin recipes.

Oh this pumpkin cookie recipe is amazing! You can prepare them in less than 15 minutes, with very few ingredients. Try this spiced pumpkin cookie recipe today!

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