I had the cutest conversation last night with Victoria. She said that all the valentine cookies were gone and we should make some new ones and would like St. Patricks day cookies. Off we went to the laundry room to see what cookie cutters I had, hmm no luck. Since I had to run to walmart this morning I found a St. Patty set and some more SPRINKLES!
So when I was telling Marcel about our little conversation he laughed and said it sounds like when I go to him and say "I have been thinking" or "I have an idea" LOL
Butter Cookie Dough
1 cup salted butter
1 cup granulated sugar
1 large egg
2 tablespoons whipping cream (I just used light cream)
2 tablespoons vanilla extract
1 teaspoon almond extract (I didn't use that, today I used Lemon extract)
3 cups unbleached flour (I had to use a bit more)
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
In a mixer combine butter and sugar. Add egg, cream, vanilla, and almond extract all at once and thoroughly blend.
In a separate bowl stir together flour and baking powder. Add the dry ingredients to the wet ones and blend.
Roll out to a thickness of about 1/4 inch and cut with a cookie cutter. Bake on a greased cookie sheet 8 to 12 minutes and cool on a rack.
Makes about 3 dozen cookies. (Dough does not need to be chilled before using.)
As you can tell from the pictures, I tinted half the dough with some Wilton Kelly Green and Leaf Green.