Pumpkin Snickerdoodles

A stack of pumpkin snickerdoodles next to a glass of milk

These Pumpkin Snickerdoodles are soft and chewy and full of pumpkin spice. They are a spiced twist on the classic cookie , the only cookie you need this fall.  This is honestly the best pumpkin cookie and may even convert non pumpkin lovers . There is nothing I don’t love about this cookie. It is soft and chewy , kissed with the right amount of pumpkin spice. Believe it or not I find most pumpkin cookies to be too cake like , but not this one .  If you love pumpkin cookies check out these Chocolate Dipped Pumpkin cookies out .

Pumpkin snickerdoodles on a cooling rack

What you will need to make Pumpkin Snickerdoodles :

Let’s make some Cookies :

Start by creaming together the butter , pumpkin and both sugars. Mix until nice and fluffy . Now add all of the dry ingredients, no need to mix in a separate bowl  . Mix until a dough forms and chill for an hour.


A mixing bowl with creamed pumpkin pumpkin mixture and dry ingredients added

Once the dough is chilled scoop out about a tablespoon and form a ball. Roll the dough in a cinnamon and sugar mixture.

Cookie dough rolled in cinnamon sugar mixture

Place the coated dough balls on a parchment lined baking sheet about 2 inches apart . Bake in a preheated 350 degree oven for 10-12 minutes.

Cookie dough balls on a cookie sheet

Cool on the cookie sheet for 5 minutes and ten transfer to a cooling rack.

Pumpkin snickerdoodles cooling on a rack

Store in a sealed container , if they last that long.

A stack of pumpkin snickerdoodles with the top cookie bitten

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Pumpkin Snickerdoodles

These Pumpkin Snickerdoodles are soft and chewy and full of pumpkin spice. They are a spiced twist on the classic cookie , the only cookie you need this fall.
5 from 8 votes
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Chill time 1 hour
Course Cookies
Cuisine American


  • 1/2 cup butter Room temp
  • 1 large Egg Yolk
  • 1/4 cup Pumpkin Puree
  • 1/2 cup Granulated sugar
  • 1/2 Cup light brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extracts
  • 1 1/2 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon cream of tarter
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice


  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon


  • Cream together the butter ,egg yolk, both sugars , pumpkin puree and vanilla. Cream until smooth and fluffy
  • Add the flour , cream of tarter , baking soda , salt and pumpkin pie spice
  • Mix until a dough forms . Chill dough for about an hour .
  • Once dough is chilled preheat oven to 350 degrees and line a cookie sheet with parchment paper. Mix the cinnamon and sugar in a small bowl. Scoop out about a tablespoon of dough and roll into a ball.
  • Roll the ball in the cinnamon and sugar mixture coating all sides .
  • Place on a parchment lined cookie sheet about 2 inches apart. Bake in preheated oven for 10-13 minutes.
  • Cool on the cookie sheet for 4-5 minutes
  • Transfer them to a cooling rack


Keyword easy cookies, pumpkin snickerdoodles, pumpkin spice cookies, snickerdoodles
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Amanda Dixon
Amanda Dixon
1 year ago

5 stars
Perfect fall cookie! The pumpkin spice came out nicely after baking, and I love how soft and chewy they were. Will definitely make them again this fall.

1 year ago

5 stars
I already love a good snickerdoodle cookie and combining it with pumpkin puree and pumpkin pie spice is genius!

1 year ago

5 stars
I found this recipe when I was looking for a pumpkin cookie, and it was perfect! My family loves them.

1 year ago

5 stars
These cookies are so good and full of pumpkin flavors! These are my new go to fall dessert and everyone keeps asking for more. Thanks for the recipe!

1 year ago

5 stars
These are my favorite cookies and I love the additional flavor! They are going to be on repeat this Fall at our house 😉

Loreto and Nicoletta

5 stars
These are just perfect it is Canadian Thanksgiving and these pumpkin snickerdoodles are just perfect to add to the dessert table. The kids will love this. Just adore those soft chewy cookies. Where’s my milk? 😆

1 year ago

5 stars
I cant wait to make these! I’ve never added pumpkin to snickerdoodles and this looks like it will taste amazing!

1 year ago

5 stars
These cookies are so irresistible! The pumpkin puree made the center of the cookies super tender. Combined with the crisp edges, it’s perfection!

1 year ago

Snickerdoodles are our favorite so when I saw pumpkin snickerdoodles I knew we’d love them. So good! Thanks!

1 year ago

I don’t see where you put the egg yolk in?