“I came across this recipe tonight and wanting to keep in tune with the upcoming St. Patrick's Day thought I would post it. I haven't made it yet but will as the 17th approaches. It's a cute idea and sounds good.”

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (22 1/3 ounce) package sugar cookie mix
  • 23 cup cocoa
  • 13 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 eggs (slightly beaten)
  • 4 teaspoons water
  • mini milk chocolate kiss
  • 1 tablespoon butter or 1 tablespoon margarine (softened)
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tablespoon hot milk or 1 tablespoon light cream
  • 12 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 -3 drops green food coloring


  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Combine cookie mix and cocoa in large bowl and mix well.
  3. Add oil, eggs, and water Mix with fork or spoon until well blended (dough will clump together and be easy to handle) Shape dough into balls, using about 1 level measuring teaspoon of dough for each ball Cluster 4 balls together on ungreased cookie sheet to form Shamrock Flatten each"leaf" just slightly For stem, shape 1 ball into pencil shape and tuck stem under bottom of Shamrock leaves Bake 7-8 minutes or until set After cooling slightly remove cookies to wire rack and cool completely.
  4. Shamrock Frosting Combine softened butter, powdered sugar, hot milk or cream, vanilla, and food coloring.
  5. Mix until smooth.
  6. Outline shamrock and stem with Shamrock Frosting Place small amount of frosting in center of cookie Press mini kiss in center of frosting.

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