Mint Chocolate Sandwich Cookies Recipe


mmm...St Patricks Day yumminess. Or any day yumminess, I show no favoritism to chocolate. There are 3  good things about this cookie. 1. It's loaded with icing. 2. It's chocolate. 3. It travels well. Here's what you need.. ~ FOR COOKIES: 6 Tablespoons butter 1-1/2 cups packed brown sugar 2 Tablespoons water (but I would recommend a bit more) 12 oz semi sweet chocolate chips 2 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1-1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon salt ~ FOR ICING: 2-1/2 cups confectioners' sugar 1/4 cup butter-softened 3 tablespoons milk (I used a little more) 1/2 teaspoon peppermint extract … [Read more...]

Yummy Shamrock Milkshake Recipe


It's time my friends, time for St. Patricks Day! And my Irish-by-marriage heritage demands that I am fully involved in this holiday. You can be too, just make this super duper milkshake and serve it to your leprechaun friends. You will need: 2 cups vanilla ice cream 1 1/4 cups 2% low-fat milk 1/4 teaspoon mint extract 8 drops green food coloring oh and maybe some snazzy green sprinkles :) Now mix it, pour it, enjoy it! Photo and recipe from … [Read more...]