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A stack of pumpkin snickerdoodle cookies. The top cookie has a bite taken out of it.
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5 from 2 votes

Pumpkin Snickerdoodles

These pumpkin snickerdoodles are the perfect fall twist on traditional snickerdoodles. With pumpkin puree and pumpkin spice added into the batter, these cookies have the perfect fall flavor.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time12 mins
Chilling Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 22 mins
Servings: 18
Calories: 144kcal


  • 1/2 cup butter (melted and slightly cooled)
  • 2/3 cup granulated white sugar
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1/3 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp cream of tartar
  • 1/2 tsp pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon

For the cinnamon sugar coating:

  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp cinnamon


  • Melt the butter in a small microwave safe bowl. Set aside at room temperature and allow co cool for about 10-20 minutes.
  • Mix together the melted butter, white sugar, and brown sugar until combined.
  • Add in your egg yolk, pumpkin puree and vanilla extract and stir until just mixed together.
  • Add the flour, baking soda, salt, pumpkin pie spice, and cinnamon to the wet ingredients and stir together till you have a soft dough.
  • Cover the bowl and place the bowl in the fridge for 1 hour, up to overnight.
  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Line a cookie sheet with a silicone liner or parchment paper.
  • Combine the cinnamon and sugar in a small bowl for rolling.
  • Scoop your dough into 1 1/2 TBS sized balls, and roll into balls.
  • Dip your dough into the cinnamon sugar and roll around to full coat.
  • Place cookie dough balls on the prepared cookie sheet, placing them about 2 inches apart.
  • Bake on the medium rack in the oven for 11-13 minutes until the tops of the cookies are set and the cookies just start to crack.
  • Allow to rest on cookie sheet for about 5 minutes before removing to a cooling rack to cool completely.
  • Repeat with additional cookie dough (only bake one pan at a time)


Calories: 144kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 24mg | Sodium: 147mg | Potassium: 40mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin A: 878IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 11mg | Iron: 1mg