Shamrock Cookies

These festive cookies, perfect for a St. Patrick's Day party, are easy to prepare with Betty Crocker sugar cookie mix.

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 10 min
  • Servings 27


pouch (1 lb 1.5 oz) Betty Crocker™ sugar cookie mix
cup butter, softened
tablespoon Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
Betty Crocker™ green gel food color
Betty Crocker™ green sugar

  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. In medium bowl, stir together cookie mix, butter, egg and flour. Add enough food color for desired shade of green. Roll dough by teaspoonfuls into 90 balls. Refrigerate at least 30 minutes.
  • 2 Roll 81 of the dough balls in green sugar. Cut each of the remaining 9 balls into thirds. For each cookie, gently press 3 sugared balls together on ungreased cookie sheet; add 1 cut dough piece for stem.
  • 3 Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Cool 2 minutes; remove from cookie sheet to cooling rack.

Expert Tips

Make one of the cookies into a four-leaf clover, and the person who gets the four-leaf clover is extra lucky!

Store cookies in an airtight container at room temperature.