Pumpkin-Raisin Doodles

Raisin and pumpkin cookies? Yes please! This easy pumpkin cookie recipe sneaks in raisins and is perfect for a fall day.

Pumpkin-Raisin Doodles
Photo: Karla Conrad
Prep Time:
35 mins
Chill Time:
2 hrs
Bake Time:
12 mins
Total Time:
2 hrs 47 mins
32 cookies


  • 1 cup butter, softened

  • 1 ½ cup sugar

  • ½ cup canned pumpkin

  • 2 teaspoon vanilla

  • 1 ½ teaspoon baking powder

  • 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • 1 egg

  • 2 ⅔ cup all-purpose flour

  • ¾ cup raisins

  • ½ cup sugar

  • 1 tablespoon pumpkin pie spice


  1. In a large bowl beat butter with a mixer on medium 30 seconds. Add next six ingredients (through salt). Beat on medium 2 minutes, scraping bowl as needed. Beat in egg. Beat in flour. Stir in raisins. Cover and chill 2 hours or until dough is easy to handle.

  2. Preheat oven to 350°F. In a small bowl combine 1/2 cup sugar and 1 Tbsp. pumpkin pie spice. Shape dough into 1 1/2-inch balls. Roll balls in sugar-spice mixture to coat. Place 2 inches apart on an ungreased cookie sheet.

  3. Bake 12 minutes or until edges are set. Remove; cool on a wire rack.

To Store

Layer cookies between waxed paper in an airtight container. Store at room temperature up to 3 days or freeze up to 3 months.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

153 Calories
6g Fat
24g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 32
Calories 153
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 6g 8%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Cholesterol 21mg 7%
Sodium 108mg 5%
Total Carbohydrate 24g 9%
Total Sugars 15g
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 0.3mg 2%
Calcium 21mg 2%
Iron 0.7mg 4%
Potassium 50mg 1%
Folate, total 20.7mcg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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