These Pumpkin Cookies are super soft & chewy and filled with fall flavors. These are the PERFECT cookies for fall!
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Pumpkin Spice Cookies

These Pumpkin Cookies are super soft & chewy and filled with fall flavors. These are the PERFECT cookies for fall!
Course Dessert
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 2 hours 30 minutes
Servings 30 cookies
Calories 123kcal
Author Fiona Dowling

Ingredients

  • 2 and 1/2 cups all-purpose flour , spooned and leveled
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 3/4 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/8 teaspoons ground cloves
  • 3/4 cup unsalted butter , softened to room temperature
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1/2 cup canned pumpkin (not pumpkin pie filling)

For the Cinnamon Sugar Coating

  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 and 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon

Instructions

  • Whisk together the flour, cornstarch, cream of tartar, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg & ground cloves. 
  • In a separate large bowl beat together the butter and sugars until fluffy. Turn the mixer down to low then beat in the egg, vanilla and pumpkin. 
  • Slowly add in the flour mixture. The dough will be very sticky. 
  • Cover the bowl with clingfilm and refrigerate for at least 2 hours or up to 2 days.
  • When ready to bake, take the dough out of the fridge.   
  • Preheat the oven to 350F degrees and line 2 cookie trays with parchment paper or silicone baking mats.
  • In a small bowl whisked together the sugar and cinnamon for the cinnamon sugar coating. 
  • Form the dough into balls of about 1.5 tablespoons in size, then roll in the cinnamon sugar coating and flatten slightly
  • Place the cookies on the cookie sheets about 2 inches apart. 
  • Bake for about 8-10 minutes until the tops look just set.

Nutrition

Calories: 123kcal