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Pumpkin Snickerdoodles Recipe

    Indulge in the cozy flavors of autumn with this delectable Pumpkin Snickerdoodles recipe.

    Combining the warmth of pumpkin spice with the classic charm of snickerdoodle cookies, this delightful treat is sure to become a seasonal favorite.

    Easy to make and impossible to resist, these cookies are perfect for enjoying with a cup of hot cider or sharing with loved ones during fall gatherings.


    • 1 cup unsalted butter, softened
    • 1 cup granulated sugar
    • 1/2 cup pumpkin puree
    • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
    • 3 cups all-purpose flour
    • 1 teaspoon baking powder
    • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
    • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
    • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves

    For Rolling:

    • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
    • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon


    Preheat the Oven:

    Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

    Cream the Butter and Sugar:

    In a large mixing bowl, cream together the softened butter and 1 cup of granulated sugar until light and fluffy.

    Add the Pumpkin and Vanilla:

    Mix in the pumpkin puree and vanilla extract until well combined.

    Combine Dry Ingredients:

    In a separate bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves.

    Incorporate Dry Ingredients:

    Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients, mixing until a smooth dough forms.

    Prepare the Rolling Mixture:

    In a small bowl, combine the 1/4 cup of granulated sugar and 1 teaspoon of cinnamon for rolling.

    Shape the Dough:

    Using a spoon or cookie scoop, portion out the dough and roll it into balls, about 1 inch in diameter.

    Roll in Cinnamon Sugar:

    Roll each dough ball in the cinnamon sugar mixture until evenly coated.

    Place on Baking Sheet:

    Arrange the coated dough balls on the prepared baking sheet, spacing them about 2 inches apart.

    Flatten Slightly:

    Gently flatten each dough ball with the back of a spoon or the palm of your hand.


    Bake the cookies in the preheated oven for 10-12 minutes, or until the edges are set and the tops are slightly golden.

    Cool and Enjoy:

    Allow the cookies to cool on the baking sheet for a few minutes before transferring them to a wire rack to cool completely.

    Enjoy your Pumpkin Snickerdoodles with a glass of milk or your favorite fall beverage!


    With their irresistible blend of pumpkin spice and sweet cinnamon sugar coating, these Pumpkin Snickerdoodles are the perfect autumn treat for satisfying your sweet tooth.

    Whether you’re baking a batch for a cozy night in or sharing them with friends and family at a fall gathering, these cookies are sure to delight everyone’s taste buds.

    Enjoy the flavors of the season with every bite of these delicious homemade cookies!

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