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Pumpkin Spice Cookies With Lemon Icing

Pumpkin Spice Cookies With Lemon Icing
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Ingredients (main)
  1. 1/2 cup shortening
  2. 1 cup sugar
  3. 2 eggs, beaten
  4. 1 cup pumpkin, canned or fresh cooked
  5. 2 cups flour, sifted
  6. 2 tsp. baking powder
  7. 1 tsp. salt
  8. 2 1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon
  9. 1/2 tsp. ground nutmeg
  10. 1/4 tsp. ground ginger
  11. 1 cup Sunnyland Raisins
  12. 1 cup Sunnyland Small Pecan Pieces
Ingredients (for the lemon icing)
  1. (see instructions below)
Instructions
  1. Cream shortening; gradually beat in sugar. Add eggs and pumpkin; mix well. Sift flour, baking powder, salt and spices together; add to pumpkin mixture; mix well. Add raisins and nuts.
  2. Drop by heaping teaspoon onto greased cookie sheets; bake at 350° about 15 minutes. (until firm to touch). Remove from sheets; cool. Yield: 4 dozen.
  3. For the icing, combine 2 cups confectioners’ sugar with 1 Tbsp. EACH lemon juice and grated lemon peel. Add just enough cream to make icing spreadable.
Notes
  1. Recipe Picture from recipebridge.com
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