Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Happy St. Pattys Day!

Here is a little St. Patty's day fun for all my friends. Enjoy and don't get pinched!


Details:
*stamps* Goodluckabella by Stamping Bella
*markers* bic & Prisma
*flowers* Prima & making memories
*button* making memories
*punch* scallop border by Stampin Up
*paper* Blush Dot by BoBunny & Be Loved by Cloud 9
*sticker letters* Chatterbox
*glitter*








Somewhere over the RAINBOW....

These cookies were so fun to make and just way too cute not to share. My kiddos had a blast making them!

Rainbows

INGREDIENTS:2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour

1/4 teaspoon salt

1 cup white sugar

3/4 cup butter, softened

1 egg

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1 teaspoon almond extract

assorted colors of paste foodcoloring

4 tablespoons prepared vanillafrosting

1/4 cup yellow decorator sugar

DIRECTIONS:

1.Cream the butter and sugar together until light and fluffy. Beat in the egg, vanilla and almond extracts. Gradually add the flour and salt. Beat at low speed until well blended.

2.Divide dough into 10 equal sections. Combine 4 sections of he dough with red paste-type coloring until smooth. Combine 3 sections of the dough with green coloring until smooth. Combine 2 sections of the dough with yellow coloring until smooth, and combine remaining dough with blue coloring. Wrap each section of dough in plastic wrap and refrigerate for 30 minutes.

3.Shape blue dough into an 8-inch log. Shape yellow dough into 8x3-inch rectangle; place on waxed paper. Place blue log in center of yellow rectangle and fold yellow edges up around blue log, pinching to form seal. Roll to form smooth log. Roll green dough into 8x5-inch rectangle. Place yellow log in center, pinch edges of green to seal; roll smooth. Roll red dough into 8x7-inch rectangle. Place green log in center, pinch edges of red to seal and roll smooth. Wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate 1 hour.

4.Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease or line baking sheets with parchment paper.

5.Cut log in half length-wise. Cut each half into 1/4 inch slices. Place slices 1 inch apart on prepared baking sheets.

6.Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 8 to 12 minutes. (Do not brown.) Cool on cookie sheets 1 minute. Remove to wire racks and let cool completely. Pipe small amount of white frosting on bottom corner of each cookie to resemble a cloud. Sprinkle with yellow decorating sugar. Let stand until frosting is set.

EnJoy!

***HeatheR***

6 comments:

Danni said...

Very cute card!! and can you email me a cookie?? LOL! They look so yummy!!

Lisa T said...

Cute cards! I love that you managed to include pink in a St. Patty's Day card. :-)

Kim's Life said...

Love the cards!!! Especially the pink!!! Great cupcakes too! Thanks for sharing!

Christine said...

The rainbows are so cute and I bet they tasted wonderful!!!

Maggie said...

oooh I luv the card :)
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Lisa said...

Love the cookies! I am going to have to try them out with my children. Thank you so much for the thank you card and the goodies inside. How sweet! I sure was not expecting that. I am so glad you liked the pillow. :0)