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       Title: Filled “Pumpkin” Cookies (Wilton)
  Categories: Cookies, Halloween, Holidays, Kids
       Yield: 1 servings
  
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       1 c  Butter
       1 c  Sugar
       1 ea Large egg
       1 ts Vanilla
       2 ts Baking powder
       1 tb Pumpkin pie spice
   2 3/4 c  Flour
            Orange food color
 
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       2 c  Raisins
     3/4 c  Chopped walnuts
     1/2 c  Frozen orange juice
            -concentrate;thawed
  
   Prheat oven to 375 degrees
   
     In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar with an electric mixer.
   Beat in egg and vanilla. Add baking powder, spice, and flour one cup
   at a time mixing after each addition. The dough will be very stiff;
   blend last flour in by hand. Do not chill dough. To tint with icing
   color, add small amounts until desired color is reached. Divide dough
   into 2 balls. On a floured surface, roll each ball into a circle
   approximately 12 inches in diameter. Dip Wilton “Jack-O-Lantern
   Cutters” in flour before each use. Place half the cookies on cookie
   sheets. Place 1 tablespoon filling on cookie. Cut eyes and mouth from
   remaining cookies. Place on top of filling. Press to seal edges. Bake
   for 12 to 15 minutes or until lightly browned. To make filling just
   mix all ingredients in a bowl. You can also use jelly.
  
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