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 minutes per batch

Cookies:
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

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This recipe created by McCormick, Inc.