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Wednesday’s Recipe ~ Irish Cream Sugar Cookies

by on March 13, 2013

To celebrate St. Patrick’s day, I found this recipe on All Recipes website. My favorite go to place when I want to find a quick recipe. I have to say this site has never let me down so you might want to check them out too. Here’s the link. http://allrecipes.com/recipes/main.aspx?prop24=PN_2.0.0_TN.Recipes

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Ingredients
Original recipe makes 4 dozen
  • 1 cup butter, softened

  • 1 1/2 cups white sugar

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 1 egg yolk

  • 1 egg

  • 1/2 cup Irish cream liqueur

  • 4 cups all-purpose flour

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

  • 1 tablespoon baking powder

Directions

1) Cream together butter and sugar until fluffy. Beat in vanilla and egg yolk until combined, then beat in egg; beat until smooth. Pour in Irish cream, and beat until incorporated.

2)Sift together flour, salt, and baking powder. Stir into butter mixture until evenly mixed. Form into a flattened ball, wrap well with plastic wrap, and refrigerate 2 hours to overnight.

3)Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Line two baking sheets with parchment paper.

4)Roll dough out to 1/4 inch thickness on a floured work surface. Cut into shapes using cookie cutters and place onto prepared baking sheets.

5)Bake in preheated oven until golden brown around the edges, 6 to 8 minutes. Cool on a wire rack until they reach room temperature.

 

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