Minty Ice Cream Shamrocks Recipe
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Minty Ice Cream Shamrocks Recipe

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With a soft, chewy chocolate cookie and festive mint green ice cream, these fun desserts are a sweet delight on St. Patrick's Day. You can cut out the cookie wafers in any shape you choose and use any flavor ice cream. Try heart shapes for Valentine's Day filled with strawberry ice cream. —Beverly Coyde, Gasport, New York
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. + chilling Bake: 10 min. + freezing
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. + chilling Bake: 10 min. + freezing
MAKES: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 6 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons milk
  • 3/4 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 1-1/3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup baking cocoa
  • 1-1/4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1-1/2 to 2 cups mint chocolate chip ice cream, softened

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 408 calories, 18 g fat (10 g saturated fat), 79 mg cholesterol, 327 mg sodium, 57 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 6 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, cream butter and sugar. Add egg, milk and vanilla; mix well. Combine the flour, cocoa, baking powder and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture just until blended. Divide dough into two portions; flatten. Wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate for 1 hour or until firm.
  2. On a lightly floured surface, roll out dough to 1/8- to 1/4-in. thickness. Cut with a floured 3-in. shamrock cookie cutter. Place 2 in. apart on parchment paper-lined baking sheets. Prick with a fork if desired.
  3. Bake at 350° for 7-10 minutes or until set. Cool for 2 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks to cool completely.
  4. Spread 1/4 to 1/3 cup ice cream over the bottom of six cookies; top with remaining cookies. Wrap individually in plastic wrap; freeze. May be frozen for up to 2 months. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Minty Ice Cream Shamrocks in Taste of Home February/March 2007, p53

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 408 calories, 18 g fat (10 g saturated fat), 79 mg cholesterol, 327 mg sodium, 57 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 6 g protein.

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.

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