SHAMROCK SHORTBREAD COOKIES

penny jordan

By
@PennyLJ55

You'll feel as lucky as a Leprechaun when you bake up a batch of these shamrock-shaped butter cookies. Our recipe for Shamrock Shortbread is sure to be as welcome as a pot of gold at the end of a rainbow.












**This recipe comes from Mr. Food.


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Serves:

Makes 3 dozen

Prep:

2 Hr 20 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Ingredients

2 stick
butter, softened
3/4 c
sugar
2 large
eggs
1 tsp
vanilla
3 1/2 c
all-purpose flour

Directions Step-By-Step

1
PREHEAT: Oven to 350 degrees F.
2
IN: A large bowl, with an electric beater on medium speed, cream butter and sugar.
ADD eggs and vanilla; beat 1 to 2 minutes, until light and fluffy.
3
GRADUALLY: Add flour and beat 2 minutes, or until well blended.
FORM dough into 2 balls; cover and chill at least 2 hours.
4
ON: A lightly floured work surface, using a rolling pin, roll 1 ball of dough to 1/4-inch thickness.
USING cookie cutters or a knife, cut into St. Patrick's Day or other desired shapes.
PLACE shapes 1 inch apart on ungreased baking sheets.
REPEAT with remaining ball of dough.
5
BAKE: 10 to 12 minutes, or until golden around edges.
REMOVE to a wire rack to cool completely.
***ENJOY these plain or sprinkle with colored sugar or sprinkles before baking.
You can also frost and decorate the cookies once they've cooled.
Do your own thing!***

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids