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Caramel Pumpkin Snickerdoodles Recipe

Caramel Pumpkin Snickerdoodles Recipe

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How To Make Caramel Pumpkin Snickerdoodles

The warm flavors of fall abound in these pumpkin snickerdoodles. This autumn recipe has a soft and gooey caramel filling.

Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 35 minutes



  • cupsall-purpose flour
  • tspbaking powder
  • ½tspsalt
  • ½tspground cinnamon
  • ¼tspfreshly-ground ground nutmeg
  • 1cupunsalted butter
  • 1cupgranulated sugar
  • ½cuplight brown sugar
  • ¾cuppumpkin puree
  • 1largeegg
  • 2tspvanilla extract
  • 36soft caramels

For Cinnamon-sugar coating:

  • ½cupgranulated sugar
  • 1tspground cinnamon
  • ½tspground ginger
  • Dash of allspice


  1. In a medium bowl, whisk the flour, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, and nutmeg together. Set aside.

  2. In a mixer with a paddle attachment, beat together the butter and sugars on medium high speed until fluffy.

  3. Blend in pumpkin puree, beat in egg and then add vanilla. Slowly add dry ingredients on low speed just until combined. Cover and chill dough for an hour.

  4. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F and line baking sheets with parchment paper. In a small bowl, combine the sugar and spices for the coating and set aside.

  5. To make the cookies, take a tablespoon of the cookie batter. Flatten it like a pancake and place a caramel in center. Form another tablespoon of the cookie batter into a flat pancake shape and place on top of the caramel.

  6. Pinch the edges together sealing in the caramel and roll into a ball. Roll in the cinnamon sugar coating and place on the prepared baking sheet 2 inches apart.

  7. Repeat until the dough is gone and flatten the cookie dough balls with a heavy bottomed glass or measuring cup.

  8. Bake the cookies for 10 to 15 minutes or until the tops start to crack. Let cool on the baking sheet for 5 minutes and transfer to a wire rack. Enjoy!


  • Calories: 1597.74kcal
  • Fat: 8.17g
  • Saturated Fat: 4.75g
  • Trans Fat: 0.22g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 1.81g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.73g
  • Carbohydrates: 391.45g
  • Fiber: 9.66g
  • Sugar: 361.50g
  • Protein: 5.44g
  • Cholesterol: 20.57mg
  • Sodium: 135.74mg
  • Calcium: 254.92mg
  • Potassium: 788.93mg
  • Iron: 5.91mg
  • Vitamin A: 1956.02µg
  • Vitamin C: 10.61mg
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