Glowing Jack-O-Lantern Cookies

1/2 c. butter
1 c. granulated sugar
1 egg
1 tsp. vanilla
2 c. flour
2 tsp. baking powder
1/4 tsp. salt
1 tbsp. milk
Orange and green food coloring
1 pkg lemon drop candies - 5 oz

Preheat oven to 350. Cover 3 cookie sheets with foil.
Cream butter and sugar. Add egg and vanilla. Beat in flour,
baking powder and salt. Add milk if batter is too stiff.
Color all but 1/8 of dough orange and color rest green.
Roll 1" balls from the orange dough and flatten with your hand
to make a pumpkin shape. Place on cookie sheets .
Roll stems out of the green dough and attach to the top of the pumpkin
Carefully cut out wide spaces for the eyes, nose and mouth with a knife.
Fill holes in with crushed lemon candy.
Bake 8-10 minutes or until done.


Allow to cool for 10 minutes and carefully peel off foil.

Crush lemon drops in food processor.
If mixture becomes sticky, add a little powdered sugar while chopping.