Shamrock Cookie Recipe: St. Patrick’s Day Dessert For Kids

Shamrock Cookies Recipes: St. Patrick's Day Dessert For Kids

Shamrock Cookie Recipe: St. Patrick’s Day Dessert For Kids

Tomorrow is St. Patrick’s Day!! If you are still looking for a festive dessert to serve the kids, I have a really fun design for you to consider. Check out these cute Shamrock Cookies. This dessert is made with Jolly Ranchers and is sure to wow the crowd. I love how GREEN this recipe is – just perfect for the holiday. Anything to bring that bright and bold color into the mix, right?  I know the little ones will enjoy this St. Patrick’s Day recipe.

Here’s how to make it –>

Shamrock Cookies Recipes: St. Patrick's Day Dessert For Kids

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Shamrock Cookies Recipes: St. Patrick's Day Dessert For Kids

Shamrock Cookies Recipe Ingredients:

Shamrock Cookies Recipes: St. Patrick's Day Dessert For Kids

Directions for Shamrock Cookies Recipe

Shamrock Cookies Recipes: St. Patrick's Day Dessert For Kids

1. Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees.

2. In a medium-size bowl, beat butter and sugar with mixer then add egg and vanilla. Mix until fluffy.

3. Add flour, baking powder, and salt into wet mixture.

4. Mix until dry ingredients are incorporated.

5. Take dough and roll into a ball and place on floured counter top.

Shamrock Cookies Recipes: St. Patrick's Day Dessert For Kids

6. Take a rolling pin and roll out until it’s about ¼ inch thick. If it’s sticking to the rolling pin, add a little flour to the top of dough.

7. Cut out circles then cut out the shamrock shape in the middle. Place on a parchment lined cookie sheet.

8. Take Jolly Ranchers and place in a baggie, hit with a heavy object to break it up into little pieces.

9. Place the jolly rancher pieces inside the shamrock.

10. Place in oven and bake for 8-10 minutes. Take out before the edges turn golden brown.

10. Store in an airtight container. Makes about 2 dozen cookies.

Shamrock Cookies Recipes: St. Patrick's Day Dessert For Kids
Shamrock Cookie Recipe

Shamrock Cookie Recipe

Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes

Shamrock Cookie Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1 ¼ Cup Flour
  • ¾ Cup Sugar
  • ½ Stick Unsalted Butter
  • 1 Egg
  • ½ teas. Baking Powder
  • ½ teas. Salt
  • ½ teas. Vanilla
  • Green Jolly Ranchers
  • Shamrock Cookie Cutter (1.5 inches)
  • Round Cookie Cutter (2.5 inches)

Instructions

  1. Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a medium-size bowl, beat butter and sugar with mixer then add egg and vanilla. Mix until fluffy.
  3. Add flour, baking powder, and salt into wet mixture.
  4. Mix until dry ingredients are incorporated.
  5. Take dough and roll into a ball and place on floured counter top.
  6. Take a rolling pin and roll out until it’s about ¼ inch thick. If it’s sticking to the rolling pin, add a little flour to the top of dough.
  7. Cut out circles then cut out the shamrock shape in the middle. Place on a parchment lined cookie sheet.
  8. Take Jolly Ranchers and place in a baggie, hit with a heavy object to break it up into little pieces.
  9. Place the jolly rancher pieces inside the shamrock.
  10. Place in oven and bake for 8-10 minutes. Take out before the edges turn golden brown.
  11. Store in an airtight container. Makes about 2 dozen cookies.

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Looking for more desserts that your kids will like for St. Patrick’s Day? Try these Lucky Charms Treats or these Pot of Gold Pretzels.

Shamrock Cookies Recipes: St. Patrick's Day Dessert For Kids

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