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Pumpkin Sugar Cookies
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4.92 from 35 votes

Pumpkin Sugar Cookies

Pumpkin Sugar Cookies are absolutely amazing! Deliciously soft sugar cookies, full of pumpkin fall flavor! This easy pumpkin cookies recipe is bound to become a family favorite!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time35 mins
Servings: 24 cookies
Calories: 156kcal
Author: Lisa Longley


  • 1 1/2 cups sugar + more for rolling
  • 2 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 14 TBSPS unsalted butter 1 3/4 stick at room temperature
  • 2 tsps vanilla extract
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1/2 cup 100% pure pumpkin puree


  • In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, salt, and cinnamon. Set aside.
  • With your mixer on medium, mix together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  • Mix in the egg yolk, then vanilla, then pumpkin until well combined.
  • Slowly mix in the flour mixture until well combined, with your mixer set to low. Scrape down the paddle and the sides of the bowl as necessary.
  • Preheat your oven to 350 degrees and refrigerate the cookie dough for 20 minutes.
  • Roll the dough into one inch sized balls. Roll in sugar. Place on a parchment lined baking sheet or silicon mat and press down slightly. Space the cookies about two inches apart.
  • Bake for 15 minutes, rotating the pan halfway through the baking. (I baked mine in three batches)
  • Let cool on the pan for about two minutes before moving to a cooling rack to cool completely.



Serving: 1cookie | Calories: 156kcal | Carbohydrates: 22.1g | Protein: 1.5g | Fat: 6.8g | Saturated Fat: 4.2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0.1g | Cholesterol: 25.2mg | Sodium: 49.4mg | Potassium: 4.2mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 12.2g | Vitamin A: 868.5IU | Calcium: 8mg | Iron: 0.1mg