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       Title: Shamrock Cookies
  Categories: Cookies
       Yield: 9 servings
  
     1/2 c  Shortening
     1/2 c  Butter; or margarine; or use
            All crisco for shortening
       1 c  Confectioners' sugar
       1    Egg
       1 ts Peppermint flavoring
            - to 2 teaspoons
  
      Preheat oven to 375~.  Mix all together then add food coloring and mix
   well.  Roll 3 small balls of 1/4 teaspoon dough; flatten with fingertip
   into shamrock shape; shape stem and attach. Sprinkle with green decorators
   sugar. Complete cookies one at a time or the tiny balls may become dry and
   crack when pressed. Bake about 9 minutes.
   
      Note.  If using self rising flour, omit salt. Good Luck Cookies. Make
   shamrock cookies except make 4 small balls for each cookie shape, then into
   four leaf clovers.
  
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