Rainbow & Shamrock Cookies

February 12th, 2013 posted by Amanda Formaro

by Amanda Formaro

Click here for a larger view This St. Patrick’s Day, decorate and dress up some plain old sugar cookies to be the life of the party… heck, why not MAKE them the party? Get your kids together to decorate and have a good time!

You will need

store bought or home baked round sugar cookies (any round cookie will do) white cake frosting cake decorator gels in black, red, orange, yellow, green, blue and purple small yellow candies (we used mini M&M’s, Nerds and Chiklets) small round green candies

What you do // Spead each cookie with white frosting. Place the yellow candies in the area that you want your “pot of gold” to be. Use black decorator gel to draw on and color in a pot under the “gold”. Use rainbow colored decorator gels to draw on rainbows. Rainbow colors go in the following order: red orange yellow green blue purple You can also decorate cookies with shamrocks by simply placing three round green candies in a triangle and drawing on a shamrock stem with green decorator gel.

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Amanda Formaro is a freelance writer, editor, craft designer, and recipe developer. She loves multi-tasking and has been writing and working on the Internet since 1997. You can find her at AmandaFormaro.com. You’ll find her craft projects at CraftsbyAmanda.com and her recipes on AmandasCookin.com.


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