Icing Dipped Shamrock Cookies

I’m kind of on a “dipped” kick lately!  My Glitter Dipped Easter Eggs actually inspired this post!  {If you missed them, you can check them out here!}  I wanted to make something for Reed to take to daycare for his St. Patrick’s Day party.  But honestly, I have been so horrifically busy lately that I did not have the time and/or energy to spend tons of time in the kitchen.  And I hate icing sugar cookies because I want them to really look good, ya know?  That’s when I took the lazy mom way out and created these Icing Dipped Shamrock Cookies!

cing Dipped Shamrock Cookies via createcraftlove.com #stpatricksday #recipes #baking

Wanna make your own Icing Dipped Shamrock Cookies?

Here’s what you need:

Pillsbury Refrigerated Sugar Cookie Dough

Cookie cutters/cookie sheet

Icing recipe/food coloring

Sprinkles

 Once again, I enlisted Reed’s help.  {I gotta tell you I love that he is old enough to help with things now!}  Following the baking directions on the Pillsbury Refrigerated Sugar Cookie Dough, I rolled and cut four dozen mini shamrocks.  After they finished baking, I made my favorite homemade icing recipe {you can find that here along with my Best Rolled Sugar Cookie Dough recipe.}  I melted the icing with the microwave for 20 seconds in a microwave safe bowl.  I poured the sprinkles in a separate bowl.  Then I started dipping the corners of the shamrocks in the icing and then rolling them in the sprinkles.  Let them dry for about thirty minutes.  Done.

How simple is that?  The Icing Dipped Shamrock Cookies are bite size too which means less icing, less calories for all of you watching your waist lines!

Icing Dipped Shamrock Cookies via createcraftlove.com #stpatricksday #cookies #recipes #baking

And they look super cute!

What are your baking shortcuts?

Jill

Comments

  1. Love it! I’m totally stealing this idea for next week…other than corned beef, I never really know what to do for St. Patty’s Day around here. Thank you!

  2. These really are too cute to eat! I added them to my Cookie Jar Pinterest board, thanks for sharing. xoxo

  3. I love these! So cute and festive!

  4. So cute. I love dipped cookies. There’s just something about them that speaks to me. LOVE these.

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  6. Yumm- o! Bring some cookies to snap!

  7. I love how you only dipped the corner, very cute! Stopping by from TT&J :)

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  8. So cute, Jill! Pinning now :)

  9. Yum! My kids adore anything with sprinkles!! Might have to make these for our St. patty’s Day dinner. Pinning!

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