End your Autumn meals on a sweet note by baking any of these 20 Scrumptious Cookie Recipes, perfect for the changing seasons!
Bake some cozy into your world with these scrumptious cookie recipes for fall. All the flavors of the season are found right here in these sweet treats. You’ll find cinnamon, maple, apple, butter pecan, caramel, cranberry, molasses and, of course, pumpkin. From classics like snicker doodles to oatmeal raisin cookies to more creative cookies like hot cocoa cookies, cinnamon roll cookies, and mini apple pie cookies, you’ll be inspired to bake a batch of these awesome treats as soon as possible! Cookies are a quick and easy way to provide your friends and family with a dessert that’s both portable and bite-sized. Pack these cookies in lunch boxes or gift them in a pretty box or tin to a co-worker or neighbor. Fill your home with the aroma of cookies as you celebrate fall with these delicious recipes.
Soft & Chewy Butter Pecan Cookies – Rich and chewy and full of buttery flavor, these pecan cookies are the perfect way to celebrate fall. They come together easily in one bowl with no mixer required! The one thing that takes these over the top is to toast your pecans first – it will bring the flavor out full force. So good!
Glazed Apple Pie Cookies – Apples and fall go hand in hand and these apple pie cookies are a sweet way to enjoy the season. Homemade apple pie filling goes into these apple-shaped dough cookies. A powdered sugar glaze make them irresistible! These cookies make the perfect for a little lunchbox treat for the kids!
Pumpkin Snickerdoodles – Basic snicker doodles get up-leveled with the addition of pumpkin as a nod to the fall season. The warm flavors of pumpkin spice give these cookies a decidedly autumn feel. Perfection!
Frosted Maple Leaf Cookies – Make these sweet maple leaf cookies to signal that the autumn season is here! Use leaf cookie cutters on the brown butter and maple syrup dough. Frost them with a maple cream cheese and brown butter icing to really enhance the flavor. These make great holiday gifts, too!
Hot Chocolate Cookies – What’s better than hot chocolate? Okay, well nothing, but these cookies come in at a close second! Replicate the flavors of fall and winter’s favorite cocoa beverage by baking gooey chocolate cookies with a melted chunk of dark chocolate in the center and a warm puffed marshmallow on top. Oh, my!
Salted Caramel Pretzel Chocolate Chip Cookies – Salted caramel goes crunchy with the addition of pretzels in these cookies. Take your chocolate chip cookie dough and infuse it with pretzel pieces, sea salt and caramel bits. Your kids will love to help make these, too, especially if they get to smash the pretzels beforehand. Bake these and save a few for yourself before the rest of the family gobbles them up!
Pumpkin Crinkle Cookies – These pumpkin cookies bake up with the most irresistible crinkle pattern that make them a winner all through the fall season. You’ll get a super soft and fluffy cookie from this dough that’s full of pumpkin flavor. Roll each cookie ball in powdered sugar before baking so those crinkles really stand out when they’re baked and cooled.
Brownie Cookies with Toffee Bits – Can’t decide on brownies or cookies? No problem: use this recipe and get the best of both! You get the rich chocolate brownie flavor and texture in cookie form with the addition of crunchy toffee bits throughout. Decadent!
Cinnamon Roll Cookies – Cinnamon is one of fall’s favorite spices and here, you can combine your love of cinnamon rolls with cookies in this creative recipe. While this dough requires some chilling time, the end result is worth it, both in adorable looks and delicious taste. Roll and slice the dough, bake and then glaze these cinnamon cookies for a sweet treat this fall.
Old Fashioned Soft Molasses Cookies – Spicy and soft, these old fashioned cookies are a perfect way to begin the holiday season. Molasses give these cookies their rich flavor along with cinnamon and ginger. These come together easily with the use of a hand mixer. Drop them on your baking sheet, slide them in the oven and inhale the cozy aroma as they bake. Scrumptious!
Cheesecake Stuffed Pumpkin Cookies – Take a pumpkin cookie and stuff it with a sweetened cream cheese mixture for the ultimate fall cookie. Oh, and add some white chocolate chips, too! These are easy to make and you and your family will be delighted with the results. Perfect for Halloween or Thanksgiving or anytime when pumpkin is in season!
Soft & Chewy White Chocolate Cranberry Walnut Cookies – Cranberries and walnuts make their seasonal appearance in the fall and winter and are the perfect addition to cookies, especially when combined with white chocolate. The flavor combo is delicious! Use dried cranberries in the batter for that bite of tangy fruit along with the crunch of walnuts. So good!
Caramel Stuffed Pumpkin Cookies – Pumpkin cookies stuffed with warm oozing caramel? Yes, please! Make this scrumptious pumpkin cookie batter and then press a piece of chocolate caramel candy in the center of each one and bake. Oh my goodness! These will become a favorite to make this season.
Gingerbread Cookies – These soft and chewy no-bake cookies are the perfect quick and easy treat! They’re filled with spicy ginger flavor, but they don’t require any baking!
Salted Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies – Salted chocolate cashew oatmeal cookies are soft and chewy, sweet, and salty, and have the perfect nutty crunch. Made healthier using real cashews, whole wheat flour, reduced sugar, and whole grain oats.
Apple Cinnamon Breakfast Cookies – If you’re looking for a portable breakfast option or an excuse to eat a cookie for breakfast, here’s your recipe! These gluten-free cookies are full of protein from almond butter and have natural sweetness from apple chunks. Oats and nuts give them even more nutrition and are perfect for both adults and kids.
Cinnamon Cream Cheese Cookies – If cream cheese anything makes you swoon, try these sweet cinnamon cookies. They’re like snicker doodles, but softer and fluffier, thanks to the cream cheese. These little mounds of cookie goodness are perfect for ushering in the start of autumn and the holidays.
Peanut Butter Candy Corn Cookies – If you have any leftover candy corn from Halloween, sprinkle them in this awesome peanut butter cookie batter. Creamy peanut butter and honey make this batter the perfect vehicle for a few candy corns baking in each cookie. The kids will love these!
Chewy Oatmeal Raisin Cookies – Classic oatmeal raisin cookies are always in season and this recipe will lend a coziness to your cookie tray this fall. Chewy and soft, you’ll get that little bite of sweetness from the raisins and some crunch from chopped nuts, which are optional.
Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies – Basic chocolate chip cookies get a seasonal twist with the addition of pureed pumpkin and spices. This will quickly become a family favorite this season! Bonus: you can make this batter and freeze it, that way you can have it on hand for when you have a cookie craving and need to pop some in the oven on the fly. Win-win!