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Peanut Pumpkins

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Ingredients
  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
Directions

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.
Cool.
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

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Peanut
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes

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