These Saint Patrick's Day Cookies are Edible Irish Fairies

By: Misel Saban - Mar 1, 2016
References: sheknows
These Saint Patrick's Day cookies by lifestyle and food blog She Knows creatively transform the iconic bearded fairy into an edible treat to commemorate the history and folklore behind the popular Irish holiday. The desserts are made using pre-packaged cookies to recreate the leprechaun's quintessential red facial hair, green hat and suit using sweets.

The cookies capture the mythology behind Saint Patrick's Day by recreating edible versions of the iconic mischief maker. The cookie honor the classic aesthetic of the leprechaun with a red beard made from orange icing and sprinkles, a green cap with a four leaf clover made from different licorices flavors, edible googly eyes and a body made from Nutter Butter biscuits.