15 Easy Fall Cookies


Indulge in the warm flavors of fall with easy decorated fall cookies. From pumpkin cookies to caramel apple cookies, these fall treats will fill your home with the cozy aroma of autumn. Perfect for sharing or enjoying on your own. Get ready to satisfy your sweet tooth!

As the leaves transform into a tapestry of warm hues, it’s time to indulge in the delightful world of fall-inspired cookies.

In this blog, we’ll look at homemade fall cookies that will fill your home with the irresistible aromas and flavors of the season.

From spiced pumpkin snickerdoodles and maple-glazed sugar cookies to decadent apple cider sandwich cookies and caramel pecan treats, I’ve gathered a collection of inspiring cookie recipes that celebrate the essence of autumn.

Get ready to unleash your baking prowess and create mouthwatering treats that will delight both young and old.

Let’s dive into the world of fall cookies and savor the sweet delights that this season brings.

easy homemade decorated fall cookies recipes for kids

Aesthetic Decorated Fall Cookies

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15. Mini Pumpkin Pie Slice Cookies

Mini Pumpkin Pie Slice Cookies

Credit: Sweet Sugar Belle

14. Pumpkin Spice Snickerdoodles


Credit: Melissa’s Southern Style Kitchen

13. Caramel Apple Cookies

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12. Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup Cookies

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Credit: Creations By Kara

11. Triple Chocolate Cookies

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Credit: Dinner Then Dessert

10. Milk Chocolate Stuffed Jack-O’-Lantern Cookies

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Credit: Half Baked Harvest

9.  Dutch Apple Pie Cookies

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Credit: Lovely Little Kitchen

8. Pumpkin Oatmeal Cookies

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Credit: Live Well Bake Often

7. Butter Pecan Cookies

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Credit: Baker By Nature

6. Pumpkin Spice Toffee Cut-Out Cookies

Pumpkin Spice Toffee Cut Out Cookie Recipe

Credit: Sweetopia

5. Marshmallow Toffee Cookies

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Credit: Oh Sweet Basil

4. Harvest Marble Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Credit: Two Sisters Crafting

3. Copy Cat Nutter Butter

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2. Pecan Maple Cookies + Maple Glaze

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1. Oatmeal Pumpkin Cookies

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Q. Can I substitute margarine for butter in fall cookies?

While butter is recommended for its flavor and texture, margarine can be used as a substitute if needed. Keep in mind that the taste and texture of the cookies may be slightly different.

Q. Can I freeze the cookie dough instead of chilling it?

Yes, freezing the cookie dough is an option. Portion the dough into individual balls, freeze them on a lined baking sheet, then transfer them to a freezer-safe container. Thaw before baking according to the recipe instructions.

Q. Can I use dark brown sugar instead of light brown sugar?

Yes, dark brown sugar can be used as a substitute for light brown sugar in fall cookies. Just be aware that the darker sugar will add a stronger molasses flavor to the cookies.

Q. Can I add oats to the fall cookie dough?

Absolutely! Adding oats can give your fall cookies a delightful texture. You can replace a portion of the flour with rolled oats or use quick oats for a finer texture. Adjust the recipe accordingly to maintain the proper balance of wet and dry ingredients.

Q. Can I use vegetable oil instead of butter in fall cookies?

While butter is typically preferred for its flavor and texture, vegetable oil can be used as a substitute. Keep in mind that using oil may result in a slightly different texture and taste in the final cookies.

Q. How can I make my fall cookies healthier?

To make your fall cookies healthier, consider using alternative sweeteners like honey or maple syrup instead of granulated sugar. You can also incorporate whole wheat flour or oat flour for added fiber. Additionally, try reducing the overall amount of sugar and fat in the recipe while adding nutritious mix-ins like chopped nuts or dried fruits.

Now comes the important question… Which fall cookies do you like the most? Please let me know in the comments.

Few more fall ideas!!!

easy homemade decorated fall cookies recipes for kids
easy homemade decorated fall cookies recipes for kids


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