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Glazed Pumpkin Cookies

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Ingredients
  All purpose flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Baking powder 2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground cinnamon 2 Teaspoon
  Ground nutmeg 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground ginger 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), softened (1 stick)
  Granulated sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Eggs 2
  Pumpkin 1 Cup (16 tbs) (canned or fresh pureed)
  Golden raisins 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Walnuts/Pecans 1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped
For lemon glaze
  Confectioners' sugar 1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs)
  Lemon peel 1 Tablespoon, grated
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat the oven to 350F.
2) Grease a cookie sheets and set aside.

MAKING
3) Over a waxed paper, place sift together flour, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg and ginger.
4) In a bowl, using an electric mixer beat butter, granulated sugar and eggs until fluffy.
5) Lower the speed, and beat in pumpkin.
6) Gradually beat in flour mixture just until combined.
7) Mix in the raisins and walnuts.
8) Over the cookie sheet, drop the flour mixture by tablespoons, 2 inches apart.

FINALIZING
9) Bake in the oven for 12 to 15 minutes, or until golden.
10) Take the pan out of the oven and allow to cool on wire rack.
11) In a bowl, stir together confectioners' sugar, lemon peel and lemon juice, until smooth.

SERVING
13) Smear the cookies with the glaze are when still slightly warm and serve

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Continental
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Pumpkin
Interest: 
Everyday, Kids
Preparation Time: 
35 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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