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       Title: Frosted pumpkin-walnut cookies
  Categories: Cookies, Desserts
       Yield: 90 servings
  
     1/2 c  Butter/margarine, softened
       2    Eggs
     1/2 ts Lemon extract
   2 1/2 c  Flour - all purpose
     1/2 ts Salt
       1 c  Walnuts, chopped
     1/4 c  Butter/margarine, softened
       2 tb Milk
   1 1/2 c  Brown sugar, firmly
       1 c  Pumpkin -cooked, mashed
     1/2 ts Vanilla extract
       1 tb Baking powder
       2 ts Pumpkin pie spice
       1    Maple frosting recipe
   2 1/4 c  Powdered sugar, sifted
     3/4 ts Maple extract
  
     Cream butter; gradually add brown sugar, beating well at medium speed of
   an electric mixer.  Add eggs, one at a time, beating after each addition.
   Stir in pumpkin and flavorings.
     Combine flour, baking powder, salt, and pumpkin pie spice. Gradually add
   to creamed mixture, mixing well. Stir in walnuts.
     Drop dough by teaspoonfuls 2 inches apart onto greased cookie sheets.
   Bake at 375F for 12 minutes.  Cool on wire racks.  Frost with Maple
   Frosting. Yield: 7 1/2 dozen. (Maple Frosting)
     Cream butter; gradually add 1 cup powdered sugar, beating well at medium
   speed of an electric mixer.  Add remaining sugar alternately with milk,
   beating until smooth enough to spread.  Add maple extract, and beat well.
   Yield: about 1 cup. From Southern Living Cookbook
  
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