Cranberry Pumpkin Cookies


Soft and cakey pumpkin-cranberry cookies.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
35 mins
3 dozen


  • 1 cup white sugar

  • ½ cup butter, softened

  • 1 cup solid pack pumpkin puree

  • 1 large egg

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 2 ¼ cups all-purpose flour

  • 2 teaspoons baking powder

  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • 1 cup halved fresh cranberries

  • ½ cup chopped walnuts

  • 1 tablespoon orange zest


  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Grease two cookie sheets.

  2. Cream sugar and butter in a large bowl with an electric mixer until light and fluffy. Mix in pumpkin purée, egg, and vanilla.

  3. Sift flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, and salt together into a medium bowl. Stir flour mixture into pumpkin mixture until well blended. Stir in cranberries, walnuts, and orange zest. Drop teaspoonfuls of dough 2 inches apart onto the prepared baking sheets.

  4. Bake in the preheated oven until the edges are golden, 10 to 12 minutes.

  5. Remove from the oven and transfer to wire racks to cool.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

90 Calories
4g Fat
13g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 36
Calories 90
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 4g 5%
Saturated Fat 2g 9%
Cholesterol 12mg 4%
Sodium 131mg 6%
Total Carbohydrate 13g 5%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 6g
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 1mg 5%
Calcium 22mg 2%
Iron 1mg 3%
Potassium 36mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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