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Shamrock Peanut Butter St. Patrick's Day Cookies

An easy St. Patrick's Day cookie idea using peanut butter cookies and green candies.

Course Dessert
Category Cookie
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 42 cookies (up to 48 depending on size)
Calories 111 kcal
Author Melissa Rose

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup butter, softened (1.5 sticks)
  • 3/4 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • Green Sixlets

Instructions

  1. In a large mixing bowl, cream together butter, peanut butter, sugar, and brown sugar with electric mixer for 30 seconds. Add egg and stir until combined.
  2. On low speed, add in vanilla. Add baking soda and stir for 10 seconds. Slowly add in flour and mix for 30 seconds, or until dough is combined.
  3. Mix in white chocolate chips.
  4. Scoop into 1-tablespoon sized balls and place on a parchment-covered baking sheet. Lightly flatten the tops of each cookie so they are more like thick discs. This will help them bake more evenly.
  5. Bake at 350 degrees for 9-11 minutes.
  6. While warm, press 3 green Sixlets into the tops of each cookie. Allow for the cookies to continue to cool on baking sheet for 5-10 minutes until removing cookies from the baking sheet.
Nutrition Facts
Shamrock Peanut Butter St. Patrick's Day Cookies
Amount Per Serving
Calories 111 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Fat 5g8%
Saturated Fat 2g10%
Cholesterol 12mg4%
Sodium 78mg3%
Potassium 44mg1%
Carbohydrates 13g4%
Sugar 7g8%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 105IU2%
Calcium 8mg1%
Iron 0.5mg3%
* Nutritional information is estimated from a online calculator and can vary based on ingredients. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.