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St. Patrick's Day Irish cream cookies

Jennifer Farley is the creator, recipe developer and food photographer of Savory Simple. She graduated from the Culinary Arts program at L'Academie de Cuisine in Gaithersburg, MD where she trained in classic French technique. Jennifer cu...

A sweet St. Patrick's Day treat

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with these simple Irish cream cookies!

A sweet St. Patrick's Day treat

White chocolate chips are a perfect complement to the creamy Irish cream liqueur!

St. Patrick's Day Irish cream cookie recipe

Adapted from Gimme Some Oven

Yields 30-40 cookies, depending on size of scoop


  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1-1/2 cups sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 3 cups flour
  • 1-1/4 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 8 tablespoons Irish cream liqueur, such as Baileys
  • 1 cup white chocolate chips


  1. Line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper and preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Sift the flour, baking soda and salt together.
  3. In a mixing bowl with the paddle attachment, cream the butter and sugar on high speed. Add the eggs on low speed, followed by the Irish cream. Then slowly add the flour. Add the white chocolate chips.
  4. Use a small scoop to portion out the cookies. Chill for 15 minutes, then bake for 10-15 minutes.

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