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Pumpkin Cookies

Pumpkin Cookies are soft and delicious pumpkin flavored cookies topped with a candy pumpkin.  These cookies are a simple and fun way to liven up your holiday table.
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 32 Cookies
Calories: 125kcal
Author: Wendy


  • Cookie Sheet or Baking sheet


  • 2 3/4 cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 cup butter room temperature
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup pumpkin
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 32 Pumpkin Candies Brach's Mellowcremes


  • In a mixing bowl combine the flour, baking soda, baking powder, and cinnamon.
  • Mix well.
  • In a large mixing bowl beat butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  • Then add the pumpkin, egg, and vanilla to the butter mixture.
  • Continue to beat until everything is well combined.
  • Then add the dry ingredients to the pumpkin mixture and beat until all ingredients are incorporated.
  • Wet hands and form dough into 2 inch balls.
  • Place on a cookie sheet and bake at 375 degrees for about 10-12 minutes.
  • Once removed from the oven, immediately push pumpkin cookies into the center of the cookie.
  • Enjoy!


I used Brach's brand candy pumpkins to top my cookies.  You can use any brand that you prefer. 


Serving: 2Cookies | Calories: 125kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 20mg | Sodium: 105mg | Potassium: 27mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 493IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 10mg | Iron: 1mg