Chocolate Chip Shamrocks

These cut-out cookies containing chocolate chips will make
everyone's St. Patrick's Day special. Decorate them with green
icing and sprinkles.

1 cup (2 sticks) butter or margarine, softened
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1/3 cup granulated sugar
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 large egg yolk
2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
2 cups (12-oz. pkg) NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Semi-Sweet Chocolate Mini Morsels
1 container (16 ozs) prepared vanilla frosting, colored green if desired
Green coarse sugar or candies

BEAT butter, brown sugar, granulated sugar, vanilla extract and
salt in large mixer bowl until creamy. Beat in egg yolk. Gradually
beat in flour. Stir in morsels. Shape dough into 2 round discs;
wrap in plastic wrap. Refrigerate for about 1 hour or until firm.

PREHEAT oven to 350°F.

ROLL each disc to 1/4-inch thickness between two sheets of waxed
paper. Cut into shamrock shapes; place on ungreased baking sheets.

BAKE for 9 to 11 minutes or until golden brown. Cool on baking
sheets for 2 minutes; remove to wire racks to cool completely.
Spread with frosting; sprinkle with coarse sugar.

Makes about 3 dozen cookies

This recipe courtesy of Back of the Box Recipes. Home Page

This recipe used with permission from Nestle and