1Cream shortening and sugar in mixing bowl until light and fluffy. Add flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, allspice and salt; mix until smooth. Mix in the egg, pumpkin, nuts and vanilla. Drop by small spoonfuls onto a lightly greased cookie sheet. Bake at 350 for 8 to 10 minutes or until golden brown. Bring brown sugar, margarine and milk just to a boil in pan, stirring to mix well. Cool for 1 hour or longer. Stir in the powdered sugar and vanilla. Spread over the cookies and let stand for 1 to 2 hours or until the frosting is set. Makes 2 dozen.
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