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Pumpkin Spice Caramel Cookies

Author: Kristin


  • 1/2  cup 1 stick of butter (softened)
  • 1 1/2 cups of sugar
  • 1 cup of canned pumpkin puree
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla
  • 2 1/2 cups of flour
  • 1 teaspoon of baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon of baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon of cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon of nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon of cloves
  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt
  • 1 cup of caramel bits these are little caramel balls you can melt down to make caramel apples


  • Cream the butter and sugar for two minutes till combined and creamy.  Add the canned pumpkin, egg and vanilla.  Mix till combined.
  • In a separate bowl combine the flour, baking soda, baking powder, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves and salt.  Whisk to combine.
  • Slowly add the flour mixture to your creamed butter mixture as the mixer is on low.  Mix till combined making sure to scrap down the sides.
  • Add the caramel bits.  Mix for 10 seconds till combined.
  • Bake in a preheated 350 degree oven for 15-18 minutes on a parchment paper lined cookie sheet (or spray with cooking spray).
  • If desired drizzle with icing.  Take 5 tablespoons of powdered sugar and 1 teaspoon of milk and combine with a fork.  Drizzle on top of cooled cookies.