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Pumpkin Cookies

Use pumpkin to create a unique flavor with these recipes for pumpkin cookies, including pumpkin spice cookies, cannoli, whoopie pies, drop cookies, cookie pops, frosted cookies, tassies and more.

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Pumpkin Pie Cannoli

Pumpkin Pie Cannoli

Pumpkin Pie Cannoli

I love to play around with different fillings in homemade cannoli. I've used pumpkin pie pudding (when it's in season at the store) in this recipe, but you can also make it with canned pumpkin and vanilla pudding. —Barbara Carlucci, Orange Park, Florida

Day-After-Thanksgiving Cookies

Day-After-Thanksgiving Cookies

Day-After-Thanksgiving Cookies

With your leftover cranberry sauce and pumpkin, bake some cookies. I’ve used jellied and whole-berry cranberry sauce, and the pumpkin can be canned or cooked. —Heather Bates, Athens, Maine

Pecan Pumpkin Pie Pinwheels

Pecan Pumpkin Pie Pinwheels

Pecan Pumpkin Pie Pinwheels

These pie-like cookie spirals are a pretty way to bring pumpkin flavor to dessert any time of the year.—Kathy Yarosh, Apopka, Florida
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Pumpkin Cookies with Browned Butter Frosting

Pumpkin Cookies with Browned Butter Frosting

Pumpkin Cookies with Browned Butter Frosting

The recipe for these pleasantly spiced pumpkin cookies won a champion ribbon at our local county fair. These are a family favorite, and everyone enjoys the soft, cake-like texture. —Robin Nagel, Whitehall, Montana

Pumpkin-Chocolate Whoopie Cookies

Pumpkin-Chocolate Whoopie Cookies

Pumpkin-Chocolate Whoopie Cookies

Chocolate, maple and pumpkin—yum! At a party, my friends cut their whoopie pies in half thinking that's all they'd eat. Once they had a taste, they gobbled up the rest. —Diane Selich, Vassar, Michigan

Pumpkin Spice Cookies

Pumpkin Spice Cookies

Pumpkin Spice Cookies

These big soft spice cookies, created by our Test Kitchen staff, have a sweet frosting that makes them an extra special treat. Enjoy!

Pumpkin Chip Cookies

Pumpkin Chip Cookies

Pumpkin Chip Cookies

These golden cake-like cookies are my favorite, especially around the holidays. They disappear quickly from my dessert trays. The subtle pumpkin and cinnamon flavors pair nicely with chocolate chips. -Tami Burroughs, Salem, Oregon

Pumpkin Drop Cookies

Pumpkin Drop Cookies

Pumpkin Drop Cookies

With just a hint of pumpkin flavor and a buttery cinnamon frosting, these cakelike drop cookies are sure to be a hit at a fall gathering. Denise Smith, a field editor from Lusk, Wyoming, shared the big-batch recipe.

Pumpkin Pecan Tassies

Pumpkin Pecan Tassies

Pumpkin Pecan Tassies

Field editor Pat Habiger of Spearville, Kansas suggests, "These delicious mini tarts are lovely for Christmas or to serve at a tea. They're worth the extra time it takes to make them."

Spice Cookies with Pumpkin Dip

Spice Cookies with Pumpkin Dip

Spice Cookies with Pumpkin Dip

My husband and two kids are sure to eat the first dozen of these cookies, warm from the oven, before the next tray is even done. A co-worker gave me the recipe for the pumpkin dip, which everyone loves with the cookies. —Kelly McNeal, Derby, Kansas

Jumbo Jack-o'-Lantern Cookies

Jumbo Jack-o'-Lantern Cookies

Jumbo Jack-o'-Lantern Cookies

Every Halloween, I'd have a batch of these cookies waiting for my kids when they came home from school so they could decorate their own. Eventually, they started bringing friends home to join in the fun.
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