From cinnamon and spice to turkey shaped everything, these Thanksgiving cookie recipes will make sure you have unique and comforting desserts on your Thanksgiving table.
Unique spins on the classic apple pie will give you a whole new way to appreciate this dish, and deliciously soft pumpkin cookies go great with some ice cream after dinner!
The great thing about serving up cookies, as well, is the ability to serve people individually and not have everyone digging their grubby hands in one massive bowl or dish.
They are also a fun way to give back to your neighbors by dropping some on their doorstep – though don’t be surprised if they ask you to make more!
Enjoy these Thanksgiving cookie ideas as you celebrate your family and friends from near or far away this festive season.
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- Silicone baking mats – I use this brand and my cookies slide right off without burning!
- a cookie scoop – get this one. It makes the perfect rounded cookies every time!
- silicone spatula – try this set. It’s the best way to get the most out of your dough and batters
- rolling pin guides – I use this one. Genius way to roll your dough out evenly!
These Thanksgiving cookies are wonderful options to serve with turkey, cranberry sauce, and everything pumpkin!
Pumpkin Peanut Butter Cookies
These pumpkin peanut butter cookies are made with almond flour, which makes them an ultimate low carb dessert that you’ll want to have in your pantry at all times.
3 ingredient vegan peanut butter cookies
These cookies are vegan, gluten-free, flourless, and very healthy! Also, kids just love them! They are the kind of cookies you'll never find in stores!
Gluten Free Pumpkin Sweet Patties (Vegan)
Experience the gluten free diet benefits and make these easy gluten free dairy free cookies! They are excellent gluten free kid friendly snacks for every season and for going gluten free for beginners!
Healthy Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Cookies
Warm paleo pumpkin cookies are bursting with mini chocolate chips in every bite! These cookies are the perfect healthy holiday treat for pumpkin season!
Soft & Grainless Pumpkin Spice Latte Cookies
Soft and pillowy cookies, healthier (and better) than a drinkable pumpkin spice latte. These pumpkin spice latte cookies are free from the top 8 allergens, gluten-free, vegan, and paleo. You’ll be sure to get a dose of real pumpkin here!
Stuffed Caramel Apple Cookies (Gluten-Free, Vegan, Allergy-Free)
A mind-blowing, seasonal cookie recipe! Stuffed Caramel Apple Cookies are gluten-free, vegan, and allergy-free! Warm, big, soft cookies loaded with fresh chopped apples and stuffed with vegan caramel! The flavors of the fall season all in one decadent, but healthy, dessert treat!
Caramel Apple Pies - So Easy to Make!
Caramel Apple Pie Cookies will make for a comforting Thanksgiving dessert. They resemble a mini apple pie and are super delish. Fun and easy too since they use simple store-bought ingredients. Whip them up in just a few minutes time.
Cream Cheese Filled Pumpkin Snickerdoodle Cookies | Recipe
These deliciously soft and puffy pumpkin spice cookies feature a surprise sweetened vanilla cream cheese filling and a coating of cinnamon-sugar. These decadent, melt-in-your-mouth cookies are perfect for Thanksgiving, Christmas, or whenever you need your pumpkin spice fix.
Jumbo Chocolate Pumpkin Spice Cookies | Recipe
These fun, festive, and flavorful cookies combine pumpkin spice and chocolate for a delicious variation of traditional cut-out cookies. Perfect for Halloween, Thanksgiving, or any fall occasion, these soft, tender, buttery cookies are well balanced by a sweet duo of icings.
Gluten-Free Vegan Pumpkin Cookies
These Gluten-Free Vegan Pumpkin Cookies are soft and chewy, slightly fluffy, fragrantly spiced and covered in a rich, tangy “cream cheese” frosting. They’re perfect for Thanksgiving!
Crunchy Gluten Free Pumpkin Biscotti
This gluten free pumpkin biscotti makes a delicious crunchy cookie that is perfect with coffee, or snacking. The roasted pumpkin and spice flavors will leave your mouth watering for more.
The Most Delicious Gluten-free Speculoos Cookies
These Speculoos cookies are super easy to make yet incredibly aromatic. The warm spices combined with the intense caramel taste of pureed dates give these soft baked goods irresistible flavors—perfect for the Holidays.
Thumbprint Caramel Pecan Turtle Cookies Recipe - Gluten Free
An EASY caramel pecan turtle cookies recipe that looks and tastes impressive! No one will believe these thumbprint cookies are sugar-free & gluten-free.
Low Carb Keto Pumpkin Cookies Recipe | Wholesome Yum
This chewy, soft keto pumpkin cookies recipe makes the perfect fall dessert! See how to make healthy low carb pumpkin cookies with simple ingredients and less than 30 minutes.
Glazed Pumpkin Spice Cookies Recipe Chewy Soft Iced Pumpkin Cookies
Invoking the flavors of fall, these Glazed Pumpkin Spice Cookies will delight the senses. Cinnamon, nutmeg, and clove combine with the flavors of pumpkin to create a treat that everyone will enjoy.
Vegan Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies
Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies – the perfect combination of flavors! Loaded with fall spices, pumpkin puree, and chocolate chips, these bakery-style cookies are packed with flavor and will be ready in 20 minutes or less!
20-Minute Vegan White Chocolate Cranberry Cookies
These cranberry white chocolate cookies are perfect for Thanksgiving and they are vegan too which means that everybody at your table can enjoy them! They are a nice break from the pumpkin flavors and play up the often overlooked cranberry fruit during this holiday
Cranberry Orange Spiral Cookies
These mouth watering Cranberry Orange Spiral Cookies are made up of dried cranberries, chopped pecans, and orange marmalade wrapped inside a sugar cookie.
Healthy Pumpkin Cookies - Keto, Low Carb, Gluten-Free, THM S
These delicious pumpkin cookies with cream cheese frosting are the perfect addition to your dessert table!
Glazed Apple Pie Spice Cookies
Easy glazed apple pie spice cookies are a fall infused cookie recipe that everyone will love.
Frosted Apple Butter Sugar Cookies
Melt-in-your-mouth sugar cookies infused with fall flavor using apple butter and apple cider.
Coconut Shortbread Cookies
Soft coconut shortbread cookies baked with a hint of lemon and coconut! A batch of 25 delicious cookies requires just 30 minutes to make start to finish!
Thanksgiving Oreo Turkey Cookies
How adorable are these Oreo Turkey cookies! They are relatively easy to make, but there is definitely some waiting time in between preparation steps. The end result will be well worth it and your tastebuds will thank you for it!
Vegan Sweet Potato Brownie Cookies
Vegan sweet potato brownie cookies that is gooey and decadent. Only 6 ingredients required , gluten-free & oil-free. A perfect sweet treat to end your day.
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