St. Patrick’s Day Sugar Cookie

2-1/2 cups of all-purpose flour

1-1/2 teaspoon double acting baking powder

3/4 teaspoon salt

1 cup of butter, softened

1 cup of sugar

2 eggs

1 teaspoon vanilla

Shift together flour, baking powder and salt.  Set aside.  In another bowl cream together butter, sugar, eggs and vanilla.  Slowly add flour mixture to butter mixture.  Separate dough in half.  Dye first half green and shape into a square.  Cover in plastic wrap and refrigerate.   Shape second half into a square, cover in plastic wrap and refrigerate.  After an hour, unwrap green and white sections and place on top of each other on a lightly floured surface.  Roll out until the two doughs are 1/4 inch tick.  Rolling green/white dough up jelly roll fashion.  Refrigerate for one hour.  Slice, roll edges in yellow sprinkles and bake at 350 degrees for 10 to 12 minutes.