SHAMROCK SHORTBREAD COOKIES

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penny jordan

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@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

How to Make SHAMROCK SHORTBREAD COOKIES

Step-by-Step

  • 1PREHEAT: Oven to 350 degrees F.
  • 2IN: 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.
  • 3GRADUALLY: Add flour and beat 2 minutes, or until well blended.
    FORM dough into 2 balls; cover and chill at least 2 hours.
  • 4ON: 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.
  • 5BAKE: 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!***

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About SHAMROCK SHORTBREAD COOKIES

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