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Stack of pumpkin snickerdoodle cookies on white table

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Healthy Pumpkin Snickerdoodles - gluten-free, sugar-free, with vegan and keto options

Course: Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: AIP, Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free, Grain-Free, Keto, Low-Carb, Paleo, THM:S, Vegan
Keyword: gluten free pumpkin snickerdoodles, healthy pumpkin snickerdoodles, keto pumpkin snickerdoodles, vegan pumpkin snickerdoodles
Prep Time: 45 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Cooling Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour
Servings: 19 cookies
Calories: 116kcal
These Healthy Pumpkin Snickerdoodles are gluten free and sugar free with egg and dairy-free options. They're our "go to" cookies recipe whenever it's baking time!
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Cinnamon Coating

  • 1/2 cup granulated sweetener (as healthy as possible--use low-carb sweetener)
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg


  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Combine ingredients for Cinnamon Coating and set aside for later use.
  • Combine flour, salt, baking soda and spices in a medium-sized bowl.
  • If coconut oil is not soft enough to mix easily, melt in a pan over low heat. Place in a bowl.
  • Add sweetener and egg (or substitute) to the softened oil. Beat well. Add pumpkin puree and vanilla. Beat well again.
  • Add dry ingredients to wet ingredients. Mix thoroughly, but do not over-mix.
  • Take a small amount of dough (I use a small cookie scoop for this process), roll into balls, drop in cinnamon sugar topping, and roll to coat. (NOTE: For gluten-free cookies, the smaller the cookie the better as they will crumble more easily than those made with gluten flours.)
  • Place on a baking stone or cookie sheet (I highly recommend baking stones) about 2 inches apart, flattening a bit with your hand (or the bottom of a glass).
  • Bake for about 10 minutes, or until slightly golden brown.
  • Cool for approximately 5 minutes before removing from baking sheet to cool on a cooling rack.
  • Try not to eat them all at once :-).



Serving: 1cookie | Calories: 116kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 105mg | Potassium: 15mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 1004IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 13mg | Iron: 1mg | Net Carbs: 13g