Pumpkin Orange Cookies

Level: Easy
Prep Time: 15 min
Cook Time: 12 min
Cooling Time: 15 min
Yields: 4 dozen cookies


These moist, pumpkin-flavored cookies are drizzled with an orange glaze for a tasty finishing touch.


  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) butter or margarine, softened
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 can (15 ounces) LIBBY'S® 100% Pure Pumpkin
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 tablespoons orange juice
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange peel
  • 1/2 cup chopped nuts (optional)
  • Orange glaze (recipe follows)


PREHEAT oven to 375° F.

COMBINE flour, baking soda and salt in medium bowl. Combine butter, granulated sugar and brown sugar in large mixer bowl; beat until creamy. Add pumpkin, egg, orange juice and orange peel; beat until combined. Gradually add flour mixture; beat until combined. Stir in nuts. Drop dough by rounded teaspoon onto ungreased baking sheets.

BAKE for 12 to 14 minutes or until edges are set. Remove to wire racks to cool completely. Spread each cookie with about 1/2 teaspoon Orange Glaze.

1 1/2 cups sifted powdered sugar, 2 to 3 tablespoons orange juice and 1/2 teaspoon grated orange peel in medium bowl until smooth.

awesome and easy!

by G. Gretchen , Elkhart, IN on Jul. 2011

I am NOT a good cook, and these were great! The cookie was sooo soft and fluffy!! I probably got a bit too much OJ in them, but will def make again!!


by L. Leslie , Emporia, KS on Nov. 2009

These are the first pumpkin cookies that I have ever made. I love pumpkin pie and pumpkin bread so I gave these a shot. I'm so glad I did. The orange and pumpkin are great together.

So Easy!!

by C. Cherry , Tonganoxie on Oct. 2009

My granddaughter and I made these for the rest of the family. Everyone loved them. Soft cookie with a ton of flavor.

Pumpkin Orange Cookies

by S. Sandy , on Oct. 2009

These turned out excellent. I especially liked the orange with the pumpkin. Will make them again I am sure.

orange and pumpkin cookies

by D. Dixie , Rainbow City, AL on Feb. 2008

Great recipe... we really enjoyed them! Easy to make, very tasty, kids love them... I double the amount of glaze.... we couldn't get enough of it!

Heavenly Cookies

by N. Natalie , NORTH ARLINGTON, NJ on Nov. 2007

I love to bake and wanted to make something pumpkin related. I found this recipe on a display at my job, and decided to try it out on my day off. My family and I enjoyed these cookies very much.

Pumpkin Orange cookies are GREAT!

by A. Angela , MIDDLETON, WI on Oct. 2007

This is a terrific receipe and healthy for toddlers that don't eat enough healthy vegetables and Orange juice. A big hit with pecans in the cookies.

Review of Pumpkin Orange Cookie

by A. Amanda , , on Sep. 2007

The cookies were great. I used 1/4 cup of honey instead of the sugar and added 1 tsp of pumpkin spice. I also ended up using some vanilla frosting to cover the cookies ... yum!

Pumpkin Orange Cookies

by B. Billie , MARION, WI on Jun. 2007

These cookies did not have very much flavor. We could not taste the pumpkin nor the orange very much.

Good cookies

by M. Melinda , PITTSBURGH, PA on Mar. 2007

These cookies were easy to make and pretty good. They froze pretty well when I used them. They also looked nice on a plater with my other cookies. The glaze was very thin, so it ran everywhere. I enjoyed them even without the glaze.