Jack-o’-Lantern Cookies

Jack-o'-Lantern Cookies
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Ingredients
  1. Cookies
  2. 2 1/2
  3. cups packed brown sugar
  4. 1
  5. cup butter or margarine, softened
  6. 1/2
  7. cup shortening
  8. 2
  9. eggs
  10. 4
  11. cups Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
  12. 4
  13. teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
  14. 2
  15. teaspoons baking powder
  16. 1/2
  17. teaspoon salt
  18. Assorted candies, nuts and miniature semisweet chocolate chips, if desired
  19. Frosting
  20. 6
  21. cups powdered sugar
  22. 2/3
  23. cup butter or margarine, softened
  24. 1/3
  25. cup frozen (thawed) orange juice concentrate
  26. Green, yellow and red food colors
Instructions
  1. 1 Heat oven to 375°F. In large bowl, mix brown sugar, 1 cup butter, the shortening and eggs until well blended. Stir in flour, pumpkin pie spice, baking powder and salt.
  2. 2 On lightly floured surface, roll 1/4 of dough at a time to 1/4-inch thickness. (Keep remaining dough refrigerated until ready to roll.) Cut with 3-inch pumpkin-shaped or round cookie cutter. Place on ungreased cookie sheets.
  3. 3 Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until light brown. Remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  4. 4 In large bowl, mix powdered sugar and 2/3 cup butter until smooth. Stir in juice concentrate. Place 1/3 cup frosting in small bowl; add green food color until desired color for stems. To remaining frosting, add 2 drops yellow food color for every 1 drop red food color for desired shade of orange. Generously frost cookies with orange frosting. Frost stems with green frosting. Make jack-o'-lantern faces with candies.
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