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Peanut Pumpkins

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  Chunk style peanut butter 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Shortening 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Egg 1
  Milk 2 Tablespoon
  Sifted enriched flour 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Soda 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon

Cream together peanut butter, shortening; gradually add sugar; mix thoroughly; beat in egg and milk.
Sift together flour, soda, and salt; add to creamed mixture.
Shape in balls, using rounded teaspoon of dough for each.
Flatten on ungreased baking sheet.
Bake at 375° 10 to 12 minutes.
Add enough milk to 1 cup sifted confectioners' sugar to make of spreading consistency.
Tint orange with a little red and yellow food coloring; spread on flat sides of 2 cookies; sandwich together.
Make faces with semisweet chocolate pieces.
Stick peanut half in top for stem.

Recipe Summary

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Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2588 Calories from Fat 1499

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 173 g265.9%

Saturated Fat 38.1 g190.7%

Trans Fat 13.5 g

Cholesterol 214.5 mg71.5%

Sodium 3050.2 mg127.1%

Total Carbohydrates 213 g71.1%

Dietary Fiber 16.1 g64.5%

Sugars 62.8 g

Protein 56 g111.4%

Vitamin A 5.5% Vitamin C

Calcium 12.1% Iron 51.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Peanut Pumpkins Recipe