White or Whole Wheat Dough Recipe
- To make 12 shamrocks, roll 1 pound of dough into a 10" x 12" rectangle. Cut into 12 equal strips.
- Roll each strip into a 16" - 18" rope. Form a loop, leaving 2 inches for the stem.
- Form a second loop. Loop the remaining dough; tuck and seal the end in the back.\
- Place on greased baking sheets, re-shaping leaves and curving stem.
- Cover; let rise 20 minutes. Beat together 1 whole egg and 1 tablespoon water; brush on shamrocks. Sprinkle with green sugar. Bake at 400°F, 12 minutes or until golden.
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