Pumpkin walnut cookies

Yield: 48 Servings

Measure Ingredient
1 Stick butter; softened
1 cup Dark brown sugar; firmly packed
¼ cup Dark corn syrup
1 Egg
1 teaspoon Vanilla extract
1 cup Pumpkin puree
2 cups Flour
1 teaspoon Cinnamon
½ teaspoon Nutmeg; grated
¼ teaspoon Ground allspice
1 teaspoon Baking powder
¼ teaspoon Salt
1 cup Raisins
1 cup Chopped walnuts; divided
1 cup Confectioner's sugar
2 tablespoons Orange juice

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a medium bowl, beat butter and brown sugar with an electric mixer on medium speed until creamy. Beat in corn syrup, egg, and vanilla, then blend in canned pumpkin puree. Mix together flour, cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice, baking powder, and salt. Add to pumpkin mixture and beat until well blended. Stir in raisins and ¾ cup walnuts. Drop by heaping teaspoonfuls 1 inch apart onto greased cookie sheets. Bake 12 to 15 minutes, until lightly browned around edges. Let cookies cool on sheets 2 minutes, then remove to a rack and let cool completely. In a small bowl, stir together powdered sugar and orange juice until smooth. Spread glaze over cooled cookies, then sprinkle remaining ¼ cup walnuts on top.

Recipe by: Unknown

Posted to recipelu-digest Volume 01 Number 305 by "Marie Smith" <craftee@...> on Nov 25, 1997

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