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
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