Glowing Jack-o-Lantern CookiesUser Submitted Recipe
1/2 cup butter
1 cup granulated sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 cup flour
2 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon milk
Orange and green food coloring
1 package 5.5oz lemon drops
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. 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 7/8 of dough orange and separately color rest green.
Roll 1" balls from the orange dough and flatten with your hand to make a ball or "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 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.
Servings12 servings of 3 cookies
CALORIES 67 (26% from fat); PROTEIN 1g; FAT 1.9g (sat 0.4g, mono 0.8g, poly 0.6g); CARB 11.4g; FIBER 0.2g; CHOL 6mg; IRON 0.5mg; SODIUM 52mg; CALC 8mg