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Pumpkin Spice Cookies


1/2 cup unsalted butter, room temperature
1/2 cup (packed) golden brown sugar
1/2 cup sugar
1 large egg
2 T pure maple syrup
1 cup canned solid pack pumpkin
1 t grated orange peel
1 t maple extract
1 t ground cinnamon
1/2 t ground allspice
2 cups all purpose flour
1 t baking soda
1/2 t salt
1 cup raisins
Orange Glaze
Mix ingredients in bowl to blend:
1 cup powdered sugar
4 t  orange juice
1/2 t orange peel
2 drops orange food coloring

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.  Butter heavy large baking sheets.  Beat first 5 ingredients in large bowl until well blended.  Add pumpkin, orange peel, maple extract, cinnamon and allspice and beat to blend.  Mix flour, baking soda and salt in small bowl.  Add to pumpkin mixture and beat just until combined.  Mix in raisins.

Drop batter by rounded tablespoonfuls onto prepared baking sheets.  Bake cookies until edges are golden brown and centers are firm to touch, about 10 minutes.  Transfer to racks to cool.

Drizzle Orange Glaze over cookies.  Let stand until glaze sets, about 30 minutes.