Happy St. Patrick's Day

    Posted by  ·  March 17, 2007


    Missy’s Sugar Cookies

    1 cup butter

    2 cups sugar

    3 eggs

    1 tsp vanilla

    3 ½ Cups flour

    1 tsp salt

    1 tsp baking soda

    Cream butter and sugar together. Beat in eggs and vanilla. Stir in flour, baking soda and salt. Divide dough into 4-5 portions, flatten each into a round disc and wrap well. Chill in the refrigerator a couple of hours or overnight (dough can be frozen). Roll dough out about ¼ inch thick on a floured surface in desired shapes. Bake at 325°F for 12-14 minutes on ungreased cookies sheet. Edges should be just slightly golden. Cool completely and then frost with your favorite frosting. I used this one for the shamrock cookies.  I did have to double the milk and corn syrup as mentioned in the reviews.  I also substituted creme bouquet for the almond extract.

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    1. Friday, January 23rd, 2009
      how in the world did you ice these so pretty? What was your technique? I have used that icing recipe and a similar cookie recipe but they are never quite so pretty. Also, are these cookies soft or crispy?
    2. Tuesday, March 20th, 2007
      I buy the flavoring at our local Cake and Candy Supply store. I think it is a mixture of flavorings--like maybe vanilla, lemon etc..
    3. af
      Monday, March 19th, 2007
      What's creme boquet? I've never heard of this flavoring.
    4. Saturday, March 17th, 2007
      these look wonderful!
    5. Saturday, March 17th, 2007
      Wow - those are perfection!
    6. Saturday, March 17th, 2007
      Absolutely beautiful!
    7. Saturday, March 17th, 2007
      ...they are so pretty...but I would have put come of those little silver balls on them...I love those! Any excuse to use them, I will! LOL

      Smiles and world peace,