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    Shamrock Sugar Cookies Shamrock Sugar Cookies

    Bring a touch of the Emerald Isle to your home with these dazzling Shamrock Sugar Cookies, decorated with icing tinted with McCormick® Green Food Color.

    Prep: 15 min - Cook: 10 min per batch

    1 cup butter, softened
    1 1/2 cups confectioners' sugar
    1 egg
    2 teaspoons McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract
    2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
    1 teaspoon baking soda
    1 teaspoon McCormick® Cream of Tartar
    1/4 teaspoon McCormick® Ground Nutmeg

    Emerald Isle Icing:
    13 drops McCormick® Green Food Color
    2-3 teaspoons milk
    1/2 cup confectioners' sugar

    1. Preheat oven to 375°F. Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add egg and vanilla and mix well. Combine remaining cookie ingredients and slowly add to butter mixture.

    2. Chill dough. Roll to 1/8-inch thickness on lightly floured* surface and cut dough with shamrock cookie cutter. Bake on greased baking sheet 8-10 minutes or until light brown. Cool cookies completely on wire racks before decorating with green icing.

    3. Icing: Mix 13 drops of green food color with milk. Combine with confectioners' sugar, stirring until color is evenly distributed and icing is smooth.

    *Combine 1/4 cup flour and 1/4 cup confectioners' sugar to use for dusting surface.

    Makes about 22 (2 cookie) servings

    Nutritional Info Per Serving: Calories: 167, Fat: 8 g, Cholesterol: 32 mg, Sodium: 122 mg, Carbohydrates: 21 g, Fiber: 0 g, Protein: 2 g

    This recipe created by McCormick, Inc.

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