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Pumpkin oatmeal cookies with cream cheese frosting, on a plate

Pumpkin Oatmeal Cookies

Pumpkin oatmeal cookies are soft sweet indulgent pumpkin cookies with just the right amount of oatmeal texture and a glorious cream cheese icing.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword How Do I Make Pumpkin Oatmeal Cookies, How To Make Pumpkin Oatmeal Cookies Recipe, Howe Do I Make Pumpkin Oatmeal Cookies Recipe, Pumpkin Oatmeal Cookies Recipe
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 72 cookies
Calories 165kcal
Author Kathleen



  • 1 1/2 cups butter softened
  • 2 cups packed brown sugar
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1 (15-ounce) can pumpkin puree
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups quick-cooking oats
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt


  • 1 (8-ounce) block cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
  • 4 cups powdered sugar



  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Line baking sheets with parchment;set aside.
  • In a large mixing bowl, using a handheld electric mixer, cream together butter, brown sugar, and white sugar until light and fluffy, about 2 minutes. Beat in pumpkin, egg, and vanilla until smooth.
  • In a separate bowl, mix together flour, oats, cinnamon, baking soda, baking powder, and salt. Gradually beat into butter mixture until combined.
  • Use a medium cookies scoop to form dough into balls. Drop onto prepared baking sheets and bake in preheated oven for 10-12 minutes, or until cookies are just slightly beginning to brown on edges. Cool for 5 minutes on baking sheets then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.


  • In a medium mixing bowl, using a handheld electric mixer set on medium speed, beat together cream cheese, butter, vanilla, and pumpkin pie spice until smooth and creamy. Beat in powdered sugar 1/2 cup at a time until smooth.
  • Frost completely cooled cookies and finish with a dash of pumpkin pie spice.


Serving: 1/72 of the recipe | Calories: 165kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 23mg | Sodium: 135mg | Potassium: 32mg | Sugar: 16g | Vitamin A: 200IU | Calcium: 13mg | Iron: 0.5mg