Nanas’s Pumpkin Spice Cookies

Pumpkin Spice Cookies

Nana’s chewie Pumpkin Spice Cookies are delicious. They are easy to make. And are an ideal way to celebrate fall.


½ cup butter (softened, preferable to room temperature)
1 cup granulated sugar
½ cup brown sugar (packed)
½ cup pumpkin puree (homemade)
1 large egg
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 ½ cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
½ teaspoon ground nutmeg
½ teaspoon ground cloves
½ teaspoon salt (optional if you use salted butter)
2 tablespoons granulated sugar (for sprinkle)
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon (for sprinkle)


Nana’s Pumpkin Spice Cookies

  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper.
  • In a large bowl use a hand mixer or a stand mixer with a paddle attachment to beat butter, granulated sugar, and brown sugar until blended. Beat in the pumpkin puree, egg, and vanilla until smooth.
  • In a separate bowl, stir together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, and salt.
  • Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients. Mix together with a large spoon until combined.
  • Drop the dough onto a prepared baking sheet, 2 inches apart. Slightly flatten each cookie. 
  • Bake for 12-15 minutes until lightly brown around the edges. Allow cookies to slightly cool before serving. Serve warm, unless you prefer them hard.

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