Glowing Jack-O-Lantern Cookies
1/2 c. butter
1 c. granulated sugar
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.
DO NOT ALLOW TO BROWN.
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.