Shamrock Cookies (St. Patrick's Day)

Melissa Williamson

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@georgiagirl48

I love those shape cookies. I make them on St. Patrick's Day. It is so easy and simple to make them. It is so good and tasty.


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Serves:

3 dozen

Prep:

1 Hr 20 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Ingredients

1 c
shortening
1 c
confectioners' sugar
1
egg
1 tsp
peppermint extract
2 1/2 c
all purpose flour
1 tsp
salt
green paste food coloring
green colored sugar, optional

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a large bowl, cream the shortening and confectioners' sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in egg and extract. Gradually add flour and salt. Tint with food coloring. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour or until easy to handle.
On a lightly floured surface, roll out dough to 1/4-in. thickness. Cut with a lightly floured 2-in. shamrock cookie cutter. Place 1 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets. Sprinkle with colored sugar if desired.
Bake at 375° for 10-12 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Cool for 1 minute before removing to wire racks.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy