Pumpkin Snickerdoodles

Did you feel a change in the air this week? The one here snuck up on me. It wasn’t a conscious decision to wear plaid three days in a row, or to pull my scarves from the bottom drawer, or even to add these to my Amazon cart, but here we are. Fall has arrived. Let’s don our best flannel and bake a big batch of Pumpkin Snickerdoodles!

Pumpkin Snickerdoodles. Buttery soft, chewy, and DELICIOUS! The perfect pumpkin cookie recipe. @wellplated

Forget the cakey, muffin-like pumpkin cookies you’ve had before. These Pumpkin Snickerdoodle Cookies are chewy, buttery, and softer than a fancy hotel pillow.

They’re the best of cinnamon sugar cookies, meets pumpkin pie, meets (ultimately) my mouth.

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Hot Crab Dip

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Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Bars

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Vegan Apple Crisp

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Slow Cooker Buffalo Chicken Sweet Potatoes

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Apple Oatmeal Cookies

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