Irish Christmas Shamrocks Veg
Cookies Baked Fayre Ireland Europe
250g/9oz Plain Flour
250g/9oz Caster Sugar
25g/1oz Ground Almonds
75g/3oz Icing Sugar
3 tbsp Cold Water
2 drops Peppermint Essence
Green Food colouring
Preheat the oven to 190C, 375F, Gas Mark 5 and very lightly butter some baking sheets.
Place the flour in a large mixing bowl and rub in butter with your fingertips.
Sir in the sugar and almonds and enough milk to make a firm dough.
Turn onto a floured surface and roll out thinly.
Cut into shamrock shapes and place on the baking sheets. Bake for 10 minutes or
until golden brown. Cool on a wire rack.
In a small bowl, mix together the icing sugar, water, peppermint essence and
food colouring. Use to thinly coat the tops of the cooled biscuits and
allow to set.
given to friends and family as a token of good luck at Christmas and
the New Year.
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