Irish Flag Cookies

Course : Cookies
Serves: 1
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1 cup butter or margarine
1 1/2 Cups confectioners sugar
1 large egg
1 Teaspoon vanilla extract
2 1/2 Cups all-purpose flour
1 Teaspoon baking soda
1 Teaspoon cream of tartar

Preparation / Directions:

1 In a large bowl, cream together butter and confectioners' sugar. Beat in egg and vanilla extract. Mix well. 2 In a medium sized bowl, stir together the flour, baking soda and cream of tartar. Blend into the butter mixture. Divide dough into thirds and shape into balls. 3 Working with 1/3 of the dough at a time, roll out dough to 1/4 inch thick on a floured surface. With a knife, cut dough into rectangles about 2 inches high by 3 inches long. (6 x 8 cm). 4 Place rectangles on an ungreased cookie sheet, 2 inches apart. Bake in a preheated 350 degree F (175 degrees C) oven until lightly browned. Cool completely on wire rack. Frost cookies with Irish Flag Frosting. Make a 1 inch green stripe on the the left side of the rectangles and a 1 inch orange strip on the right side, leaving the middle one inch unfrosted. Makes 3 doz


Nutritional Information:

2849 Calories (kcal); 191g Total Fat; (60% calories from fat); 40g Protein; 242g Carbohydrate; 684mg Cholesterol; 3195mg Sodium

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