Shamrock Cookies (St. Patrick's Day)

1
Melissa Williamson

By
@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.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
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

How to Make Shamrock Cookies (St. Patrick's Day)

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.

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