Pumpkin Spice Snowball Cookies

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If you like snowballs, wait until you try these easy Pumpkin Spice Snowball Cookies. These cake ball like treats are full of pumpkin spice flavor. Incredible easy to make, these snowballs are perfect for get togethers and as a special treat.

A pile of pumpkin spice snowball cookies

Pumpkin Spice Snowball Cookies

If you love classic snowball cookies, then you’ll love these pumpkins spice snowball cookies!

These pumpkin spice snowballs are perfect to make for a special treat or as part of a bake sale. Make these delicious pumpkin snowballs that are incredibly easy to make as a gift for friends and family. No matter why you decide to make them, you are going to love them.

Looking for more pumpkin cookie recipes? I have lots! Don’t miss my pumpkin pie cookies, pumpkin oatmeal cookies, pumpkin snickerdoodles, and pumpkin spice sugar cookies.

What are Snowball Cookies?

Snowball Cookies are a mixture of a few ingredients. The ingredients are formed into a ball, baked and add a dusting of sugar they make snowballs. These are very similar to cake balls that are then rolled in the powdered sugar. This gives the appearance of snowballs when piled together.

Pumpkin spice snowball cookies on a cutting board

What You’ll Need

If you’re looking for a simple fall dessert, then you’re in the right place!

  • Butter- Be sure to use unsalted butter to control the amount of salt in the recipe.
  • Powdered sugar- This will be used in the balls and as the coating
  • Vanilla extract- Always use pure vanilla for the best flavoring.
  • Flour- Use all purpose flour
  • Salt- This will bring out the flavors in your recipe.
  • Ground cinnamon, Ground nutmeg, Ground ginger, Allspice- These are the spices that go well with pumpkin.

Can I Add Pecans to Snowballs?

You can add chopped pecans to these snowballs. You can add the chopped pecans to the inside of the ball before it is baked. I recommend chopping the pecans into very small pieces.

Easy Pumpkin Spice Snowballs on a cutting board

How to Make Pumpkin Spice Snowballs

These pumpkin spice snowball cookies come together in just a few easy steps.

  • Make the dough. Combine the flour and seasonings in a large bowl. In another bowl, combine the butter, powdered sugar, and vanilla until combined and fluffy. Slowly add in the dry ingredients.
  • Form the snowballs. Scoop dough into your hand and roll into a ball, then place on the prepared sheet.
  • Bake. Bake for 8 to 9 minutes. Let cool for 5 minutes.
  • Roll in the sugar. Combine the powdered sugar and cinnamon a bowl and then roll each cookie in the sugar mixture and place on a wire rack. Once they’ll all been rolled, repeat to add a second layer.
A stack of pumpkin spice snowball cookies

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Easy Pumpkin Spice Snowball Cookies

IIf you like snowballs, wait until you try this Easy Pumpkin Spice Snowball Cookies. These cake ball like treats are full of pumpkin spice flavor. Incredible easy to make, these snowballs are perfect for get togethers and as a special treat. 
Servings: 50
Prep: 15 minutes
Cook: 8 minutes
Total: 23 minutes




  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line 2 cookie sheets with parchment paper.
  • Using a large bowl, whisk together the flour, salt, ground cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, and allspice.
  • Using a hand mixer, beat the butter and powdered sugar and vanilla until combined and fluffy.
  • Gradually mix in the dry ingredients until a dough forms.
  • Using a tablespoon, scoop some dough into the palm of your hand and roll into a ball.
  • Place onto the cookie sheet.
  • Repeat until all the dough has been rolled into a ball.
  • Bake in the oven for 8-9 minutes or until slightly brown.
  • Remove from oven and allow to cool for 5 minutes.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together 1 C powdered sugar and 2 tbsp ground cinnamon.
  • Working with one cookie at a time, roll the cookie into the powdered sugar.
  • Place onto a wire rack.
  • Repeat steps with remaining cookies.
  • Once all cookies have been rolled in the sugar, repeat again for a nice coating of powdered sugar.
  • Enjoy!

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Calories: 73kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 0.1g | Cholesterol: 10mg | Sodium: 24mg | Potassium: 9mg | Fiber: 0.4g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 115IU | Vitamin C: 0.02mg | Calcium: 6mg | Iron: 0.3mg