Back to Back Issues Page
[Cookie Elf File] Easy Irish Shamrock Cookies: Fun Cookie Recipe for Kids
March 08, 2016
Dear Cookie Elf reader,

Welcome back to The Cookie Elf File … and to easy cookie recipes! About once a week, The Elf sends you cookie recipes, cookie trivia and simple baking tips to give you easy ways to bake homemade cookies.

Why Is Everyone Talking about Silicone Baking Mats?

Silicone mats: find out why they’re so awesome for baking cookies! Take a look.

Link to this page

The Cookie Elf is on Pinterest!

Follow Me on Pinterest

Join us on Pinterest! Browse our 80+ boards (and growing) for cookie inspiration and simple baking tips, like chocolate chip cookies, no bake cookies, cookie gift baskets -- even special treats like gluten-free cookies! Happy pinning!

Feature: Easy Irish Shamrock Cookies: Fun Cookie Recipe for Kids (of All Ages)

Image: The Cookie Elf

Easy Irish Shamrock Cookies are a fun cookie recipe and a good one to make with kids. You can make them with any sugar cookie recipe. If you have a favorite, by all means use it. 

In this version, I use a sugar cookie mix but dress it up. The reason is simple. The fun in making these cookies is assembling the clover leaves into shamrocks!

You’ll take teaspoonfuls of sugar cookie dough, drop them onto a cutting board, and cut them into quarters. Three of the wedges become clover leafs. You’ll roll the fourth into the stem and then sprinkle the whole cookie with green colored sugar.

Prep time: 20-30 minutes
Bake time: 6-8 minutes
Makes about 3 dozen cookies

Get the full recipe for Easy Irish Shamrock Cookies… and check out our Irish Cookies Pinterest board for more fun baking ideas for St. Patrick’s Day.

Cookie Baking Tip: Make Your Own Decorator Sugar and Save

Image: The Cookie Elf

See more helpful cookie baking tips on The Elf’s Baking Tips Pinterest Board .

Fun In the Kitchen for St. Patrick’s Day

100% Cotton, Embroidered Dishtowel, Set of 3, St. Patrick's Day

Wilton Green Metal Shamrock Cookie Cutter

More Easy Cookie Recipes to Help You Celebrate the Luck O’ the Irish

Irish Shortbread Cookies: an Irish Tea Cookies Variation Easy Sugar Cookie Recipe: Simple Cut Out Cookies for ANY Holiday Mint Chocolate Chip Cookies: Just 7 Ingredients Funfetti Sugar Cookies: Easy Cake Mix Cookie Recipe

That’s it for now. See you next time!

Happy baking,

The Cookie Elf

Back to Back Issues Page