St. Patrick’s Day is a day in which you have to wear green so that you don’t get pinched. Some people decorate their houses with green four-leaf clovers, which represent good luck. You can also make St. Patrick’s day-themed cookies. You can make them with your friends, family, or by yourself, either way, they are absolutely delicious! Our food brings us all together; by making it together or sharing it at the table, there is no doubt food unites us all.
What you need
- 3 cups of flour
- 1 tsp. of baking powder
- 1/2 tsp. of kosher salt
- 1 cup of soft butter, which is 2 sticks,
- 1 cup of granulated sugar
- 1 large egg
- 1 tbsp.of milk
- 1 tsp. of pure vanilla extract
- 5 cup of powdered sugar
- 1/3 cup of light corn syrup
- 1/4 cup of milk,
- 1/4 tsp. of almond extract, or vannila extract
- food coloring, green
How To Do It
- In a large bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, and salt.
- In another large bowl, beat butter and sugar until fluffy.
- Add egg, milk, and vanilla and beat into sugar and butter mix,
- then add the flour mixture gradually into the butter-sugar mixture until just combined.
- sprinkle flour onto a counter space to roll out your cookie dough
- Shape it into a disk and place it into a gallon-size Ziploc bag, and Refrigerate for 1 hour.
- after an hour, preheat the oven to 350º and line two baking sheets with parchment paper.
- sprinkle flour on a clean counter and roll out the dough until 1/8” thick.
- Use a four-leaf clover cookie cutter and cut out as many clover-shaped cookies as you can and put them on prepared baking sheets.
- Bake cookies for 8 to 10 minutes, or until done
- Let the cookies cool, you can put them in the fridge for faster cooling
- while your cookies are cooling, make the icing:
- In a large bowl, combine powdered sugar, corn syrup, milk, and extract. make sure the icing is not too thin or thick
- Add the green food coloring until the desired color is reached.
- Transfer about ⅓ of the icing to a piping bag fitted with a small round tip.
- First, Pipe around the edges of the cookies to create a border.
- Add 1 tablespoon of milk to the remaining icing to create a thinner consistency for flooding the cookies. Add more milk 1 teaspoon at a time to thin it out more, if necessary.
- Transfer icing to a piping bag fitted with a small round tip. Pipe icing into the center of the cookie to fill it in completely.
- Use a toothpick to pop any air bubbles or help the icing spread into corners. Let dry at room temperature.
I hope that making these cookies brings sweet memories that you and your family will never forget. Enjoy these delicious cookies!