35 Easy Fall Cookie Recipes

Enjoy one of these delicious fall cookie recipes. You will find lots of different recipes and fall flavors on the list so you are sure to find something you will enjoy. Lots of fall cookie recipes without pumpkin or apples.

Popular Fall Flavors

  • Cinnamon
  • Apples
  • Pumpkin
  • Caramel
  • Maple
  • Chai
  • Sage
  • Pear
  • Brown Butter
  • Bourbon
  • Hazelnut
  • Cranberry

Easy Fall Cookie Recipes

pumpkin chocolate chip cookies

1. Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

The first recipe on the list shows you how to make the best pumpkin chocolate chip cookies. The perfect fall cookies to make that are filled with that great pumpkin flavor. These pumpkin-spiced cookies are soft, chewy, and taste amazing. These melt-in-your-mouth cookies will have everyone asking for more. They also freeze well so you can make an extra batch to enjoy later. They can last in the freezer for up to 2 months.

Get this recipe on Cookin Classy.

2. Apple Cookies

These seasonal apple cookies are the perfect recipe to enjoy on a chilly fall day with a delicious cup of hot chocolate. Filled with apples and cinnamon you get the perfect combination of flavors. These cookies are soft and fluffy and taste delicious. They are filled with apples and cinnamon. The cookies are topped with a tasty cream cheese frosting. These cookies would be perfect to make for Thanksgiving or Christmas.

Get this recipe on Two Sisters.

pumpkin whoppie pie cookies

3. Pumpkin Whoopie Pies

Here is another delicious pumpkin cookie recipe you should try. It is like a cookie, pie, and cake all rolled into one delicious bite. This is a New England dessert that features pumpkins, maple, and spices. All these flavors create the best pie cookies. These whoopie pies are stuffed with maple cream cheese frosting.

Get this recipe on Food, Folks, and Fun.

4. Pecan Cookies

This is a quick cookie recipe that you can get to the table in no time. It just requires 15 minutes of cooking time. These November butter pecan cookies would be a perfect treat to make for the family. They are filled with pecan, butter, and a few other simple ingredients.

Get this recipe on Simply Recipes.

fall leaves cookies

5. Fall Leaves Sugar Cookies

Try these delicious fall-themed cookies. This recipe shows you how to make the best sugar cookies that are decorated to look like leaves.

Get this recipe on Food, Folks, and Fun.

6. Maple Brown Sugar Cookies

A great autumn cookie that everyone will love. These soft cookies are filled with brown sugar and a touch of maple syrup. Enjoy with your favorite hot drink or milk.

Get this recipe on Sugar Spun Run.

lemon cookies

7. Lemon Cookies

I love anything with lemon in it so I had to include a lemon cookie recipe on the list. These cookies would make the perfect after-school snack. They are filled with that great lemon flavor and they’re easy to make. Top them with a tasty lemon glaze.

Get this recipe on Live Well Bake Often.

8. Chocolate Chip Cookies

You can’t go wrong with whipping up a batch of chocolate chip cookies. They taste great any time of the year. These thick soft cookies are easy to make and require no chilling time so you can enjoy them right away.

Get this recipe on Pinch of Yum.

cinnamon roll cookies

9. Cinnamon Roll Cookies

If you love cinnamon buns then you will definitely enjoy this recipe. This recipe tastes just like cinnamon buns just in a cookie form. They are filled with cinnamon sugar and are topped with a vanilla glaze.

Get this recipe on Sally’s Baking Addiction.

10. Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

If you are looking for a recipe with lots of raisins you got to try these oatmeal raisin cookies. They are loaded with oatmeal, raisins, cinnamon, honey, and a few other ingredients. These cookies are nice and soft on the inside and crispy on the outside.

Get this recipe on The Recipe Critic.

11. Chocolate Cranberry Oatmeal Cookies

These oatmeal cookies have it all. They are filled with cranberries, chocolate, and oats. They are the perfect cranberry cookies to make for holidays like Christmas or Thanksgiving.

Get this recipe on Veggie Desserts.

Pumpkin Snickerdoodle Cookies

12. Pumpkin Snickerdoodle Cookies

Get creative with your snickerdoodle cookies and make them into pumpkin-spiced ones. This recipe shows you how to make the best snickerdoodle cookies for the fall season.

Get this recipe on Two Peas and Their Pod.

13. Shortbread Cookies

This is an easy shortbread cookie recipe that uses just 5 ingredients. This is the perfect recipe to make ahead of time so that you have tasty treats on hand when you need them.

Get this recipe on Preppy Kitchen.

14. Cowboy Cookies

Skip the bakery cookies and make your own cowboy cookies at home. These cookies are nice and thick and full of flavors. These cookies are loaded with pecans, chocolate chips, coconut flakes, and a few other ingredients.

Get this recipe on The Stay At Home Chef.

gingersnap cookies

15. Gingersnap Cookies

The perfect dessert to enjoy for Christmas. These cookies have the right taste, not overly sweet with just the right amount of spices.

Get this recipe on Preppy Kitchen.

16. Cinnamon Cookies

Are you looking for a sweet treat to make? I have just the recipe for you with these cinnamon cookies. These cookies are great for fall parties or if you just need a quick snack to enjoy.

Get this recipe on Kim’s Cravings.

17. Caramel Apple Thumbprint Cookies

These fall-inspired cookies are very delicious. They’re filled with cinnamon, nutmeg, cardamom, and homemade caramel. Make an extra batch as I am sure these cookies will be gone in no time.

Get this recipe on Sally’s Baking Addiction.

red velvet cookies

18. Red Velvet Cookies

These bright cookies would make a great treat for your Christmas desserts. They have that great red color offset with white chocolate chips.

Get this recipe on Cooking Classy.

19. Blueberry Cookies

Use up your blueberries and make these delicious cookies. They are filled with blueberries, lemon, and white chocolate. These cookies are easy to make and you can have them ready in under 20 minutes.

Get this recipe on The Recipe Critic.

peanut butter cookies

20. Peanut Butter Cookies

The thing about this recipe that I like is that you only need 3 simple ingredients to make it. The cookies still taste great and are nice and chewy.

Get this recipe on Barefeet in the Kitchen.

21. Applesauce Cookies

Perfectly spiced cookies that use applesauce. This is a healthier cookie alternative as they use apple sauce as the sweetener. This is a good recipe for the kids to enjoy.

Get this recipe on Yummy Toddler Food.

sugar cookies

22. Sugar Cookies

This recipe shows you how to make the best sugar cookies. These light cookies with a crispy edge are filled with a delicious vanilla flavor.

Get this recipe on A Spicy Perspective.

23. Apple Crisp Cookies

Do you love apple crisp? This recipe shows you how to make an apple crisp-like cookie. These oatmeal apple cookies use cinnamon and caramelized apples. They are topped with a simple glaze.

Get this recipe on Liv For Cake.

24. apple pie cookies

Instead of making the traditional apple pie, why not make a mini version in cookie form? This recipe shows you how to make these apple pie cookies. They have a flaky crust that is filled with apples and cinnamon. The cookies are topped with sweet caramel.

Get this recipe on Spaceships and Laser Beams.

chocolate cookies

25. double chocolate cookies

If you love chocolate then this is the recipe for you. These gooey chocolate cookies are loaded with a delicious chocolate flavor. The perfect cookies to make for parties.

Get this recipe on Crazy For Crust.

26. apple cider cookies

The perfect fall baking recipe. Apple cider is always a fall favorite so why not combine it with cookies? These apple cider caramel cookies are the perfect fall treat to enjoy.

Get this recipe on The Girl Who Ate Everything.

27. Caramel Pear Cookies

Give these delicious caramel pear cookies as a gift for family or friends. They are sure to love these cookies. They’re easy to make and taste amazing.

Get this recipe on Gimme Some Oven.

caramel cookies

28. Caramel Cookies

Salted caramel cookies that are soft and chewy. These cookies are soft on the inside and crispy on the outside. They are topped with a tasty caramel glaze.

Get this recipe on Modern Honey.

29. Brown Butter Cookies

Skip the chocolate chip cookies and make these ones instead. Deliciously flavored brown butter cookies. They are topped with brown butter frosting.

Get this recipe on Celebrating Sweets.

30. Hazelnut Cookies

If you are looking for a recipe that uses hazelnuts you should definitely try this one. These cookies are filled with ground hazelnuts and are topped with a dark chocolate glaze.

Get this recipe on Dessert For Two.

cranberry cookies

31. Cranberry Cookies

The perfect holiday cookies to make for parties. These sweet buttery cookies are filled with cranberries. I would recommend using frozen cranberries for this recipe.

Get this recipe on Barefeet In The Kitchen.

32. Chai Spice Cookies

The whole family is sure to enjoy these tasty chai spiced cookies. They are like a fall-inspired snickerdoodle cookie. Enjoy with your favorite warm drink.

Get this recipe on Shugary Sweets.

33. Sage Cookies

This recipe shows you how to make shortbread cookies with a sage flavor. These cookies are savory, sweet, and salty. This is a good recipe to make for holiday gatherings.

Get this recipe on Epicurious.

34. Bourbon Pecan Chocolate Chunk Cookies

If you love bourbon then this is the recipe for you. It has it all. Brown butter, pecans, chocolate chunks, and a little bourbon. A tasty chewy crunchy treat to enjoy for fall.

Get this recipe on Baker By Nature.

35. Ginger Cookies

The last recipe on the list of fall cookie ideas shows you how to make ginger cookies. These cookies have the right texture and has all the right spices to make them tasty and flavorful.

Get this recipe on Once Upon A Chef.

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35 Easy Fall Cookie Recipes

Delicious fall cookie recipes.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Fall Cookie Recipes
Servings: 15
Calories: 250kcal

Ingredients

  • Flour
  • Sugar
  • Vanilla
  • Eggs
  • Food Coloring

Instructions

  • Pick a recipe to make.
  • Follow the recipe instructions.
  • Gather all your ingredients.
  • Make the recipe and enjoy.

Notes

Nutrition, serving size, and cooking time may vary depending upon which recipe you choose.