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Ingredients

How to make it

  • Make the Cookies:
  • Preheat oven to 375 F.
  • Cream shortening in a large mixing bowl; gradually add sugar, beating well. Add eggs; beat until well blended. Stir in pumpkin, vanilla, lemon extract and grated lemon rind.
  • Combine flour, baking powder, salt and spices in a medium mixing bowl; stir well. Gradually add to creamed mixture, stirring well. Stir in raisins and toasted pecans.
  • Drop dough by teaspoonfuls 2 inches apart on greased cookie sheets. Bake for 12 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove to wire racks to cool.
  • Frost with Lemon Buttercream.
  • Yield: 7 dozen
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  • Make the Frosting:
  • Cream butter in a medium mixing bowl; gradually add 1 cup powdered sugar, beating until well blended.
  • Add remaining powdered sugar alternately with half-and-half, beating until smooth. Add lemon rind and beat well.
  • Makes frosting for 7 dozen cookies.

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    " It was excellent "
    michkali ate it and said...
    I love pumpkin lately and I love the idea of mixing the lemon with it. It sounds heavenly.
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    " It was excellent "
    pinkpasta ate it and said...
    OMG! these sound so good... I want to make them RIGHT NOW!!!
    5 Forks!
    Thanks for sharing!
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  • ttaaccoo 5 years ago
    These do sound like "up in the heavens"! I love lemon too. You really rock girlfriend!
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  • maxy_bo 5 years ago
    I needed to make something for a hospitalty room. I made these and they are amazing. I didn't have raisins so I used dried cranberries as a sub.

    A great recipe as always. I wish I could be a fly on the wall of your kitchen!
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    " It was excellent "
    meals4abby ate it and said...
    Heaven!!!
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  • m2googee 6 years ago
    Vickie, I just made these cookies!! I printed the recipe off the day you posted it and have just gotten around to making them. They are getting rave reviews at my house tonight. The frosting puts them over the top. I wish I could give you another 5 for these!!!!!!
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  • conner909 6 years ago
    These look very tasty and the frosting looks like it really makes them exceptional! Thanks for this timely post!
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  • desertgal 6 years ago
    Looks yummie will be trying these soon.
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    " It was excellent "
    jimrug1 ate it and said...
    Hi Vickie,
    Ditto what everyone said... ;-)~ These look and sound delicious. My kind of spices!!! However sigh..... I am a lousy baker. I am in need of a
    volunteer to make and send me some......;-)~ Just rais your hand anyone....?? High 5 Sweetie... Jim
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  • canzi 6 years ago
    I LOVE pumpkin. This recipe looks excellent. Bookmarked! Thank you!!
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    " It was excellent "
    jett2whit ate it and said...
    great post! Nice to see you around!!
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    " It was excellent "
    trigger ate it and said...
    I can not believe I almost missed these Harvest Pumpkin Spice Cookies With Lemon Buttercream Frosting.
    Looks like I will have to forget about my chance for a blue ribbon..always next year.

    Waving the surrender "flag"...speaking of flags, flagged as beautiful
    Five forks
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    " It was excellent "
    marky90 ate it and said...
    Hi Vickie, You know how I love my pumpkin!!!Yummy...Thanks my dear, marky
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  • m2googee 6 years ago
    I cannot wait to try these morsels with a nice cup of anything!!!
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    " It was excellent "
    greekgirrrl ate it and said...
    What a beautiful cookie! All those terrific spices give it that warm, snuggly quality that we all love and that is perfect for this time of year...YUM, Miss Vickie!
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    " It was excellent "
    elgab89 ate it and said...
    Wow, Vickie, what a great recipe and mix of ingredients!
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    " It was excellent "
    angieaugusta ate it and said...
    hai vickie,delicious cookies,great pict too.thx friend for sharing....
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    " It was excellent "
    magali777 ate it and said...
    HI HI HI Vickie!they look so delicious!mmmm....
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    " It was excellent "
    mystic_river1 ate it and said...
    terrific Miss Luna!
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    " It was excellent "
    theiris ate it and said...
    Not big on sweets but this is wonderful! Ingredients
    are so nice. Will be sharing this with my sisters who do way more baking. Thanks Vicki, Mare
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