Chocolate Studded Shamrocks
Miniature chocolate chips are baked into these colorful shamrock-shaped cookies for a fun and tasty St. Patrick's Day treat.
2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 cup butter or margarine, softened
2/3 cup granulated sugar
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
2 large eggs
1 (12-ounce) package NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Semi-Sweet Chocolate Mini Morsels
About 2 tablespoons green colored sugar
- Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C).
- Combine flour and baking powder in small bowl. Beat butter, sugar and vanilla extract in large mixer bowl until creamy. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Gradually beat in dry ingredients. Stir in morsels. Refrigerate for a few minutes until firm.
- Shape dough into 3/4-inch balls; place three together to form shamrock shape on ungreased baking sheets. Roll small amount of dough to form stem. Sprinkle cookies with green sugar. Repeat with remaining dough.
- Bake for 8 to 10 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Cool on baking sheets for 2 minutes; remove to wire racks to cool completely.
Makes 4 dozen cookies.
Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/48 of recipe): Calories: 110 Calories from Fat: 50 Total Fat: 6 g Saturated Fat: 3.5 g Cholesterol: 20 mg Sodium: 40 mg Carbohydrates: 13 g Dietary Fiber: 0 g Sugars: 7 g Protein: 1.
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