Category: Cookies


Saint Patrick’s Day “Peppermint Patty” Cookies

Saint Patrick's Day Peppermint Patty Cookies
Saint Patrick’s Day Peppermint Patty Cookies

Peppermint Patty Lucky Clover Cookies

Hello folks, with these Luck o’ the Irish cookies you can make a Grand St. Patrick’s Day surprise for the whole family. They have a wonderful minty flavor from the Peppermint Extract so they are ‘Peppermint Patty’ Cookies. Get it?

They are made without baking soda so they are like pressed cookies. Yet they’re not hard like pressed cookies and have a mouth feel of an after dinner mint when fresh.


  • 1 cup Unsalted Butter (softened)
  • 1 cup Sifted Confectioners Sugar
  • 1 Egg
  • 1 to 2 teaspoons McCormick Pure Peppermint Extract
  • 2 1/2 cups Flour
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons McCormick Green Food Coloring


  1. Heat oven to 375° F.
  2. Mix butter, sugar, egg, and McCormick Pure Peppermint Extract thoroughly.
  3. Stir in flour, salt, and McCormick Green Food Coloring.
  4. Thoroughly mix all ingredients.
  5. To shape Lucky Clovers, roll 4 small balls (1/4 teaspoon of dough).
  6. Place 4 balls forming a square on parchment paper lined baking sheet.
  7. Flatten balls with your fingers into Lucky Clover shapes leaving a space between balls. You can place a small flattened ball in the center of the four flattened balls.
  8. Take a small amount of dough and shape into a stem and place the stem on your Lucky Clover.
  9. Complete all cookies one at a time or the tiny balls may become dry and crack when pressed.
  10. Bake for 9 minutes until just some browning around edges.

Makes 9 dozen Peppermint Patty Lucky Clover Cookies.

Snickerdoodle Cookies for the Holidays … or anytime

Fresh made Snickerdoodle Cookies on Serving Dish
Fresh made Snickerdoodle Cookies on Serving Dish


With just a few simple ingredients and a little bit of time, you can make these delicious Snickerdoodle Cookies to share with your family and friends for Christmas, other seasonal holidays, or anytime for that matter. Snickerdoodle Cookies have the delicious flavor of cinnamon, sweet sugar taste, and the velvety butter mouth feel.  If you get these Snickerdoodle Cookies baked just right, they’ll have a browned bottom, crispy  top and a soft inside, YUM! Read more

Snickerdoodle Cookie Recipe

Picture of Snickerdoodle CookiesWhile Snickerdoodle cookies have an unusual name, these rich cinnamon-sugar cookies are great for a holiday treat. They are a sweet sugar cookie with a coating of sugar and cinnamon. Easy to make, just mix, roll into a ball, roll the snickerdoodle balls in a mix of sugar and cinnamon then bake for 8 – 10 minutes.

  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsps cream of tartar
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 tsp ground cinnamon
  1. Preheat oven to 400ºF.
  2. Cream together 1 1/2 cups sugar, the butter, shortening and eggs in a large bowl. Stir in flour, cream of tartar, baking soda and salt.
  3. Roll Snickerdoodle dough into 1 1/4-inch balls.
  4. Make the Snickerdoodle topping by mixing 1/4 cup sugar and the cinnamon.
  5. Roll balls in cinnamon-sugar mixture. Place cookie dough 2 inches apart on an un-greased cookie sheet.
  6. Bake Snickerdoodle Cookies for 8 to 10 minutes or until set. Remove Snickerdoodles from cookie sheet to wire rack and let cool.