9. Pumpkin Cookies

What list of fall cookie recipes would be complete with pumpkin cookies?! Pumpkin is like the quintessential fall food that we never get tired of and tastes great in just about every dessert you can think of. If you love soft and chewy cookies and youโ€™re a fan of pumpkin, youโ€™ve got to try this!


8 ounces butter, softened

1 cup white sugar

1 cup packed brown sugar

1 egg

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1 cup pumpkin puree

1 cup rolled oats

1 teaspoon baking powder

1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 cup raisins

2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour


Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

Cream together butter, white sugar and brown sugar until fluffy. Beat in egg, vanilla and pumpkin.

In a separate bowl, mix together the oats, baking powder, cinnamon, salt, raisins and flour. Stir into pumpkin mixture.

Drop cookies by the heaping teaspoonful on to cookie sheets covered with parchment paper. Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until slightly browned around edges. Remove from oven and place on cooling racks. Frost with your favorite powdered sugar glaze or leave plain.

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