Stained Glass Cookies

1/2 cup Shortening
1 cup Sugar
1 Egg
1 teaspoon Vanilla
1/4 teaspoon Salt
1/2 teaspoon Baking Soda
2 1/2 cups Flour
1/2 cup Sour Cream
10 -12 Green Jolly Ranchers


1. Preheat your oven to 400 degrees.

2. Unwrap your jolly rancher candies, place in a plastic zipper or zip lock bag, and crush with a hammer.

3. Place your shortening, sugar, egg, and vanilla in your bowl.

4. Cream together.

5. In a separate bowl, mix together your salt, baking soda, and flour.

6. Add to the shortening mixture, alternating with the sour cream.Start and end with the flour mix.

7. Roll out your dough and cut out your shamrocks. You may want to place the dough in the fridge for about an hour before cutting it out.

8. Cut out the large shamrock, and moved the cutout to the baking sheet. Then cut out the small one.

9. Fill the open area of the shamrock with some of the crushed jolly rancher.

10. Bake for 7-8 minutes.

11. Cool on rack, allowing for the centers to harden. Be careful, the centers are very hot!

12. Enjoy!