Patrick’s Day treat!
***Shamrock Ice Cream Sandwiches***
1 recipe Butter Cookie Dough (will be on bottom of page)
3 or 4 drops green food coloring
1 pint ice cream or frozen yogurt, any flavor
(Its good to have a shamrock cookie cutter for this one!!)
Prepare cookie dough; mix in food coloring. Cover, refrigerate until firm (about 4 hours or
Preheat oven to 350 F.
Roll dough on floured surface to 1/4-inch thickness. Cut out cookies using
cookie cutter. Place on ungreased cookie sheets.
Bake 8 to 20 minutes or until cookies are lightly browned around edges.
to wire racks; cool completely.
Remove ice cream from freezer; let stand at room temperature to soften
slightly, about 10 minutes. Spread 4 to 5 tablespoons ice cream onto flat
side of half of cookies. Place remaining cookies, flat side down, on ice cream.
Press cookies together lightly.
Wrap each sandwich in foil; freeze until firm, about 2 hours or overnight.
Makes 6 to 8 cookie sandwiches.
***Butter Cookie Dough***
3/4 cup butter, softened
1/4 cup granulated sugar
1/4 cup lightly packed brown sugar
1 egg yolk
1 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
3/4 tsp. baking powder
1/8 tsp. salt
Combine butter, granulated sugar, brown sugar and egg yolk in medium bowl.
flour, baking powder and salt; mix well.
Cover; refrigerate about 4 hours or until firm.
Makes about 3 cups of dough