Wednesday’s Recipe ~ Irish Cream Sugar Cookies
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
1 cup butter, softened
1 1/2 cups white sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 egg yolk
1/2 cup Irish cream liqueur
4 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1 tablespoon baking powder
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.