This Sugar Cookie recipe is one of my favorites. It makes a large batch and both the cookie and the frosting are the so good! I got this recipe from my darling friend Rachel Parcell. She made these for Valentines Day and so I thought it would be fun to make shamrocks for Saint Patricks Day after seeing her post and recipe. It’s a simple recipe to make and is fun for every season. I wanted to to try different sizes of shamrock cookie cutters and different shades of green for the frosting.
I discovered that frosting shamrock shapes is much harder than hearts! I tried frosting them the traditional way with a knife, but the frosting covered up the shape and I couldn’t tell what it was. There was a lot of experimenting to find a way to frost them and still be able to tell what shape they were.
After some trial and error, I tried piping the frosting using different sized piping tips and that method worked the best. I experimented with the four different shades of green