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Gluten-Free Pumpkin Snickerdoodles

These Healthy Vegan and Gluten-Free Pumpkin Snickerdoodle cookies are a thick and chewy delight, bursting with cinnamon sugar goodness in every bite! Made with coconut sugar, and cassava flour, these Pumpkin Cookies are grain-free, paleo, nut-free and refined sugar-free, too! If you want some cozy, healthy treats this autumn, look no further! These Healthy Pumpkin Cookies are a true heart-warming delight!
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Course: Sweets, Vegan
Cuisine: American, Gluten-Free
Diet: Gluten Free, Vegan, Vegetarian
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 5
Author: Kristen Wood


  • 1 1/4 cup cassava flour 175 grams
  • 2/3 cup coconut sugar 135 grams
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt or pink salt
  • 2/3 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1/2 cup softened coconut oil
  • 1 flax egg 1 tablespoon ground flax seed mixed with 3 tablespoons warm water
  • For rolling:
  • 4 tablespoons coconut sugar
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon


  • Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C). Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper; set aside.
  • In large mixing bowl combine cassava flour, coconut sugar, cinnamon, cream of tartar, baking soda, salt. Mix to combine.
  • Add pumpkin, coconut oil and the flax egg. Mix and/or knead until you have a ball of cookie dough that is well mixed.
  • Roll dough into golf ball-sized rounds.
  • Mix coconut sugar and cinnamon for rolling.
  • Roll cookie dough balls in cinnamon sugar mixture.
  • Place rolled balls onto prepared cookie sheet.
  • Bake for 12-15 minutes or until cookies are firm, beginning to crack and browning on the bottoms.
  • Let cool completely before serving.
  • Enjoy!


Please see ‘Tips’ above in the blog post for suitable substitutions, storage advice and more!


Serving: 3cookies | Calories: 421kcal | Carbohydrates: 56g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 19g | Sodium: 291mg | Potassium: 133mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 23g | Vitamin A: 5084IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 71mg | Iron: 2mg


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