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Glowing Jack-O-Lantern Cookies Recipe

Glowing Jack-O-Lantern Cookies         

1/2 cup Butter
1 cup Granulated sugar
1 Egg
1 teaspoon Vanilla
2 cups Flour
2 teaspoons Baking powder
1/4 teaspoon Salt
1 tablespoon Milk
Orange and green food coloring
1 package 5.5oz of lemon drops


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

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