"Shamrock" Sugar Cookies


1 package yellow cake mix
1/2 cup shortening
1/3 cup butter or margarine -- softened
1 tsp vanilla, almond extract or lemon extract
1 egg
Green sugar sprinkles


Heat oven to 375ยบ.

Beat half of the dry cake mix with the shortening, butter, vanilla and egg in a large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth, or mix with spoon. Mix in the remaining cake mix.

Divide dough into 4 equal parts. Roll each part 1/8 inch thick on lightly floured surface. Cut with a Shamrock shaped cookie cutter; sprinkle with sugar. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake 5 to 7 minutes or until light brown. Cool slightly; remove from cookie sheet to wire rack to cool.


FeelingFlirty said...

These were so easy! Thanks a lot.

EJ Cooksey said...

You are so welcome Fellingflirty!

JesieBlogJourney said...

If they are the green ones, they look too pretty to eat.

Michelle said...

Gotta love a cookie recipe that is so easy! Thanks for sharing it! :)

ServerRhino Web Hosting said...

Lovely recipe,I think some chocko chips will rock with it.

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