Chocolate Studded Shamrocks
48 cookies (4 dozen)
Tiny chocolate morsels are baked into these colorful shamrock-shaped cookies for a St. Patrick's Day treat.
Morsels and Baking Ingredients
NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Semi-Sweet Chocolate Mini Morsels 10 oz
- 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1 cup (2 sticks) butter or margarine, softened
- 2/3 cup granulated sugar
- 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
- 2 large eggs
- 2 cups (12-ounce package) NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Semi-Sweet Chocolate Mini Morsels
- 2 tablespoons green colored sugar
Preheat oven to 375° F.
Combine flour and baking powder in small bowl. Beat butter, granulated 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.