Hear us out: We love pumpkin pie just as much as the next PSL stan, but it gets a little old after the millionth slice. Spice dessert up this fall with 16 pumpkin cookie recipes that are just as festive as they are easy to make. Whether you’re entertaining at a Halloween party or serving them at Thanksgiving, your guests are bound to ask for seconds. Think pumpkin cookies with cream cheese frosting, pumpkin macarons with pumpkin butter-infused buttercream and even pumpkin rugelach.
16 Pumpkin Cookie Recipes to Bake All Fall Long
6. Pumpkin Macarons With Pumpkin Butter Buttercream
These elegant cookies require a bit of finesse, but the end results are well worth the elbow grease.
13. Mini Pumpkin Cheesecake Cookie Bites
They only take 30 minutes to pull off, since the base is store-bought sugar cookie dough. Sweeten the whipped cream with maple syrup for extra fall flair.
14. Pumpkin Butter Rugelach Cookies
Starring homemade pumpkin butter filling and crispy cream cheese pastry dough. Don’t skip the coarse sugar coating—it makes the cookies look like they’re from a fancy bakery.
15. Soft Pumpkin Cookies With Salted Maple Icing
Maple syrup sweetens the sticky glaze on top, but maple extract in the cookie dough really drives the flavor home.