Pumpkin Cookies | Easy Cake Mix Cookies

Delicious pumpkin cookies made in minutes! Easy cake mix cookies recipe topped with buttercream frosting and dark chocolate sprinkles. The perfect pumpkin spice dessert for fall.
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cookies, pumpkin, thanksgiving
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 24 cookies
Calories: 244kcal
Author: Amy Locurto


  • 1 box yellow cake mix
  • 1 15 oz can pure pumpkin
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
  • Frosting:
  • 1/2 cup salted butter softened
  • 3/4 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1-2 tablespoons milk
  • Topping:
  • 1 bar dark chocolate chopped
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  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Mix the cake mix, pumpkin, egg, and pumpkin pie spice until it is all well combined.
  • Spoon generous spoonfuls of batter onto a cookie sheet covered in wax paper. Make sure they are at least 2 inches apart. Swirl the batter with your spoon to make them more round.
  • Tap the cookie sheet a few times to smooth out your cookie batter.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 10 minutes. Move the cookies to a wire rack to cool.
  • In mixing bowl, whip the butter for a few minutes.
  • Add in the powdered sugar, vanilla and 1 tablespoon of milk. Beat for 3-5 minutes, adding in another tablespoon of milk if the frosting needs to be thinner.
  • Cut chocolate bar into pieces.
  • Place frosting in a piping bag and pipe onto the cookies.
  • Sprinkle the top with dark chocolate pieces. Store in refrigerator or air tight container.


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Calories: 244kcal | Carbohydrates: 46g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 17mg | Sodium: 356mg | Potassium: 75mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 27g | Vitamin A: 3070IU | Vitamin C: 0.8mg | Calcium: 102mg | Iron: 1.5mg
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