These pumpkin snickerdoodles are soft and fluffy like cake on the inside, but with a crisp cookie exterior covered in pumpkin pie spice sugar. The cookies taste like fall, with lots of pumpkin and pumpkin spice flavor. These flavors also intensify the longer they sit, and become even more flavorful and prominent the day after baking. The best part? Unlike other pumpkin cookies or snickerdoodle cookies, you don’t need to chill the dough before baking! Simply make the cookie dough (it takes around 10 minutes!) and bake the cookies. Access the recipe and its accompanying video tutorial by becoming a Patreon supporter!
Why You Should Make Pumpkin Snickerdoodles
Now let’s talk about all the reasons why you should make these pumpkin snickerdoodles:
This pumpkin snickerdoodle recipe combines two fall favorites: soft pumpkin cookies and snickerdoodles.
Fall is here and you want to bake something seasonal. But can’t decide between soft pumpkin cookies and classic snickerdoodles? Well, why not have both?! These pumpkin snickerdoodle cookies are a cross between soft pumpkin cookies and cinnamon snickerdoodles!
This pumpkin snickerdoodle recipe was custom developed for you!
Every month, I poll my Patreon subscribers about their baking and dessert cravings. I then go on to develop recipes based on their feedback. And last month, over 100 of them voted on this pumpkin snickerdoodle recipe!
Furthermore, I shared every step of the recipe development process on my Instagram Stories. Along the way, several thousand of you helped determine the quality of the cookies. I ran polls on whether the cookies should be soft and cakey like snickerdoodles, or chewy like sugar cookies. Many of you craved soft and cakey cookies… so here we are!
This pumpkin snickerdoodle recipe comes together quickly.
Unlike other soft pumpkin cookies or traditional snickerdoodle recipes, you don’t need to chill the cookie dough before baking. As a result, you can make the cookie dough for these pumpkin snickerdoodles in 15 minutes!
Pumpkin Snickerdoodles: An Exclusive Recipe for Patreon Supporters
Now that I’ve convinced you to make these pumpkin snickerdoodles, I have some potentially bad news. You’ll need to support me on Patreon to access the recipe. Before you click out, please either learn more about why I started a Patreon.
But the TL/DR is this: Patreon supporters of Hummingbird High get exclusive access to extra recipes like these cookies with a basic $1 or $5 subscription. Supporters also have the exclusive ability to choose the recipes I develop for Patreon by participating in a monthly poll. Previous recipes have included:
- Blueberry Scones (Small Batch)
- Yellow Sheet Cake with Chocolate Frosting (Small Batch)
- Cinnamon Rolls (Small Batch)
- Mini American Flag Cake
- No Bake Cheesecake Bars (Small Batch)
- Peach Crumb Bars (Small Batch)
And now, these pumpkin snickerdoodles. Hooray!
Why Becoming a Patreon Supporter Helps Me Create Recipes
By becoming a patron of Hummingbird High, you are enabling me to keep developing the baking recipes that you have been using and relying on during these critical times. You’ll also enable me to shift my focus away from pitching to sponsors and working on branded content, and instead spend more time creating recipes and tutorials that are specifically made for you and your needs. You can see examples of this work on these recipe blog posts for Small Batch Brownies, Small Batch Blueberry Muffins, and Small Batch Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins.
I’m hoping that, through Patreon, I can continue to develop more personalized recipes thanks to the generous support of viewers and readers like you. Please learn more by either heading to my Patreon page. If you’re unable to financially support my work right now, don’t worry! I completely understand—it’s a tough time out there for everybody. Check out this blog post about the other ways you can support my work for FREE with nothing more but a few minutes of your time.
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