Shamrock Ice Cream Sandwiches Recipes

Patrick’s Day treat!

***Shamrock Ice Cream Sandwiches***


1 recipe Butter Cookie Dough (will be on bottom of page)

3 or 4 drops green food coloring

1 pint ice cream or frozen yogurt, any flavor

(Its good to have a shamrock cookie cutter for this one!!)


Prepare cookie dough; mix in food coloring. Cover, refrigerate until firm (about 4 hours or

Preheat oven to 350 F.

Roll dough on floured surface to 1/4-inch thickness. Cut out cookies using

cookie cutter. Place on ungreased cookie sheets.

Bake 8 to 20 minutes or until cookies are lightly browned around edges.

to wire racks; cool completely.

Remove ice cream from freezer; let stand at room temperature to soften

slightly, about 10 minutes. Spread 4 to 5 tablespoons ice cream onto flat
side of half of cookies. Place remaining cookies, flat side down, on ice cream.

Press cookies together lightly.

Wrap each sandwich in foil; freeze until firm, about 2 hours or overnight.

Makes 6 to 8 cookie sandwiches.

***Butter Cookie Dough***


3/4 cup butter, softened

1/4 cup granulated sugar

1/4 cup lightly packed brown sugar

1 egg yolk

1 3/4 cup all-purpose flour

3/4 tsp. baking powder

1/8 tsp. salt


Combine butter, granulated sugar, brown sugar and egg yolk in medium bowl.

flour, baking powder and salt; mix well.

Cover; refrigerate about 4 hours or until firm.

Makes about 3 cups of dough

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