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Saturday, March 14, 2009

Shamrock Cookies

So easy it's ridiculous...and that's just how a girl like me likes a recipe!
Easy maybe but they are also tasty and festive and
a sweet idea for a St. Patrick's Day treat.
Ingredients 1 roll (16.5 oz) refrigerated sugar cookies 1/4 cup all-purpose flour 1/4 cup green sugar Directions 1. Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, break up the cookie dough. Stir or knead in flour until well blended. Work with half the dough at a time; refrigerate remaining dough until needed. 2. Shape dough into 70 (3/4-inch) balls; reserve 7 balls. Roll each of the remaining balls in green sugar. To form each shamrock, place 2 balls with sides touching and 1 ball on top on ungreased cookie sheets. For stems, divide each reserved ball into 3 pieces. Roll each piece into ball, then in green sugar; shape into a triangle. Place 1 triangle pointed side up at bottom of each cookie between 2 balls for stem. 3. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until set. Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheets to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 15 minutes.
And as Grace would like to point out, dunking these babies in
a tall glass of ice cold milk will turn that stuff green! And you can never have enough green on March 17th right?
Love and Hugs,
Susie Q

16 comments:

Carolyn said...

Yum..... I think I will make these.

Brenda said...

These look great. Tell Grace to save me one and i will be right over to have a dunking party with her.

Omah's Helping Hands said...

Perfect timing! Something easy and fun to do with the grand kids! They will love it. Thanks for sharing. Wasn't looking forward to mixing up a batch of sugar cookies.
Oh and me too, I'll be right over to dunk away in an ice cold glass of green milk as well. ;o)

Love what you've done with your blog page. You always have the neatest set up. What talent!

Smilingsal said...

That's easy enough for even me.

Susan S. said...

yummmmm....what a simple but cute recipe. I betcha I could do THAT!!

salmagundi said...

Kids love green milk, don't they? When my kids were little, we always had a little green food color in the milk on St. Pat's Day. Enjoy the day!! Sally

Carolyn (Harbor Hon) said...

Cute, cute, cute. I can see why you like this recipe. It's not only easy, it's pretty. Thanks for sharing it, and please tell Miss Grace if I could dunk these cookies I wouldn't mind 'green milk.' :) xxoo

Sue said...

Grace is a dunker!!! our Sophie is turning into a dunker...Hope your having a great weekend...Sue

FHL said...

If I recall correctly, you created some wonderfully delicious looking things last St. Patrick day as well :o) (While I um, created lemon bars with green glace....good thing they tasted a whole lot better then they looked!)

Happy St. Patrick's Day Sue!!!!
M~

nikkicrumpet said...

YUMMO...even I could handle these...and I KNOW I could easily eat them all!

Deanna said...

Thanks for the recipe...I will make these on Wednesday!

Deanna :D

Allidink said...

Mmm! Yum! I am going to make those tomorrow! They look great. Thanks a lot.

All the best,
Allison

Missy's Blog said...

Hey Sue ... I have Mike's wireless internet card so I can visit your blog. Just popping in on the first post to say hi ... can't wait to catch up on your posts!

Love ya ...
Missy

Susie said...

Hi Susie Q,
These look super easy. They'd be a perfect little treat after my corned beef and cabbage dinner!
xo

Andi said...

These are so cute...I may just have to give them a try.

Barbara Jacksier said...

The mention of green milk made me think back to college when one of my friends "tinted" her milk green so her room mates would think twice before using it!