Chocolate Chip Shamrocks

Chocolate Chip Shamrocks are delicious cut-out cookies containing chocolate chips. These will make everyone's St. Patrick's Day special. Decorate them with green icing and sprinkles.

Chocolate Chip Shamrocks
  • Prep Time
  • Cooking Time
  • Skill Level
    Easy
  • Makes
    36
    cookies (3 dozen)

Ingredients

  • 1 cup (2 sticks) butter or margarine, softened
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 large egg yolk
  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups (12-oz. pkg.) NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Semi-Sweet Chocolate Mini Morsels
  • 1 container (16 oz.) prepared vanilla frosting, colored green if desired
  • 1 container green coarse sugar or candies

Instructions

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BEAT butter, brown sugar, granulated sugar, vanilla extract and salt in large mixer bowl until creamy. Beat in egg yolk. Gradually beat in flour. Stir in morsels. Shape dough into 2 round discs; wrap in plastic wrap. Refrigerate for about 1 hour or until firm.

PREHEAT oven to 350° F.

ROLL each disc to 1/4-inch thickness between two sheets of waxed paper. Cut into shamrock shapes; place on ungreased baking sheets.

BAKE for 9 to 11 minutes or until golden brown. Cool on baking sheets for 2 minutes; remove to wire racks to cool completely. Spread with frosting; sprinkle with coarse sugar.

Nutritional Information

% Daily Value *

  • Total Fat 10g 15%
  • Saturated Fat 5g 27%
  • Cholesterol 20mg 6%
  • Sodium 95mg 4%
  • Carbohydrates 27g 9%
  • Dietary Fiber .5g 2%
  • Vitamin A 4%
  • Vitamin C 0%
  • Calcium 0%
  • Iron 2%
  • Sugars 18g
  • Protein 1g

* Percentage Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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