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Pumpkin Spice Snickerdoodles

These Pumpkin Spice Snickerdoodles are a new favorite in our house! Buttery Crisp and soft centers make for a perfect Fall inspired cookie.
Pumpkin Spice Snickerdoodles

Hope everyone had a great weekend! Those of you that were on Fall Break, welcome back to reality. We just got back from a week in CA. I am still dreaming ofย waking up by the ocean. Seriously a dream ๐Ÿ™‚

I literally can’t wait for you to whip up a batch of these snickerdoodles. Not even kidding they lasted maybe 5 minutes out of the oven before they mysteriously disappeared. Ha!

The pumpkin pie spice sugary coating makes for a Fall fabulous cookie treat!

Hope you enjoy!

Pumpkin Spice Snickerdoodles

Here’s your line up of ingredients. Nice and simple!

Pumpkin Spice Snickerdoodles

Cream that buttah and sugar.

Pumpkin Spice Snickerdoodles

Dry ingredients up next!

Pumpkin Spice Snickerdoodles

Cream of tartar then a little vanilla pudding mix gives these cookies AWESOME texture. Obsessed.

Pumpkin Spice Snickerdoodles

Time to get rolling.

Pumpkin Spice Snickerdoodles

Mix some granulated sugar and pumpkin pie spice for the dough.

Pumpkin Spice Snickerdoodles

Coat each little cookie dough ball in the sugar mixture and it’s time to bake.

Pumpkin Spice Snickerdoodles

Salivating. What are you waiting for? Get baking!

Pumpkin Spice Snickerdoodles


Pumpkin Spice Snickerdoodles

Pumpkin Spice SnickerdoodlesPrep time: 10 min | Cook time: 10 min | Total time: 20 min


  • 1 stick unsalted butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 1/4 cups all purpose flour
  • 3 tablespoons instant vanilla Jello Pudding Mix (about 1/2 of 3.4 oz box)
  • 1 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. and line a large baking sheet with parchment or a silpat liner.
  2. Cream butter and sugar in stand mixer for 1 minute then add egg and vanilla beating until combined. Add flour, pudding mix, cream of tartar and salt, mixing on low until combined.
  3. Place sugar and pumpkin pie spice into a medium bowl, stirring to combine. Roll cookie dough into 1 inch balls, roll in pumpkin pie sugar mix then place 1 inch apart on prepared baking sheet. Bake for 10 minutes. Remove and let cool for 5 minutes before transferring.

Makes 30 Servings


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  1. 1

    Snickerdoodles + pumpkin = totally irresistible! Pinned, Jenny! Have a great week!

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    YES! This is a fabulous cookie combo. Making…

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    Aggie says:

    My cookie monsters would LOVE these!! Great combo!

  5. 5

    Snickerdoodles are the best! Love the pumpkin twist!

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    Rachel J says:

    Ah you’re a cookie genius Jenny! I couldn’t figure out how these cookies were going to be that much different than your standard snickerdoodles (I mean I KNEW they’d be delish!) , but the cream of tarter AND the instant pudding mix combo sounds divine! Can’t wait to try!

  7. 7

    That’s some pumpkin love right there! Looks delicious!

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    Naomi says:

    I love this snickerdoodle, so perfect for the season too!

  11. 11

    One of my all time faves.
    I adore the spices in this cookie! PURRFECT. xx

  12. 12

    Snickerdoodles are some of my favorite cookies and you just took them to a whole new level of crave-ability!

  13. 13
    Rachel says:

    My husband loves snickerdoodles so I think these would be a hit!!!

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    Gaby says:

    Wishing this was my afternoon snack! I may just have to make a batch!

  15. 15

    Now I could got for a stack of these, Jenny! I bet they are amazing.

  16. 16

    I already love snickerdoodles so these pumpkin spice ones are even more perfect!

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    Maria says:

    Pumpkin snickerdoodles are the best!

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    Amanda says:

    Love snickerdoodles!! Perfect excuse to bake some now with the pumpkin addition ๐Ÿ™‚ xoxo

  19. 19

    Yum! This pumpkin spice, sugar mixture should be sprinkled on everything!

  20. 20

    LOVE the look of these cookies. They are so perfect for fall ๐Ÿ™‚

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    Megan says:

    Just finished baking two batches of these. They are so delicious! It was hard to stop eating them. I’m sure they’ll be a big hit at work tomorrow (if they don’t disappear overnight). ๐Ÿ˜‰ Thanks for the recipe!

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