Pumpkin Cookies with Cream Cheese Frosting

Pumpkin Cookies Recipe

A perfectly spiced pumpkin cookie topped with a thick layer of cheesecake frosting, these pumpkin cheesecake cookies will have you ready for fall and all the deliciousness it has to offer!


– 2 eggs –½ cup pumpkin puree – 2 cups flour – 1 teaspoon baking soda – 1 teaspoon baking powder – ½ teaspoon salt – 1 ½ teaspoon cinnamon – ¼ teaspoon nutmeg – 1 sticks unsalted butter softened – ½ cup white granulated sugar – ½ cup packed light brown sugar – 2 teaspoon vanilla extract Cream Cheese frosting – 1 ½ sticks butter softened – 1 8 oz package of cream cheese softened – 1 teaspoon vanilla extract – 1 ½ cups powdered sugar


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Step 1

In a large bowl, combine flour, spices, baking soda, baking powder, and salt.

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Step 2

In a stand mixing bowl, cream together softened butter, brown sugar, and white sugar. Once creamed, add in eggs, pumpkin, and vanilla.

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Step 3

Combine with dry ingredients and chill dough for 1 hour or overnight. Scoop dough on to a baking sheet. 

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Step 4

Bake at 350 for 15-17 minutes.

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Step 5

Combine ingredients for cream cheese frosting until light and fluffy. 

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Step 6

Pipe frosting on to cooled cookies and sprinkle with cinnamon. 

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