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Spritz Cookies

December 20, 2015

The dough for this family cookie recipe is a simple one. The trick is having a cookie press on hand to form the actual cookies. Spritz cookies are particularly yummy with tea, cocoa or hot cider.

20151219 Spritz Cookies

You will need:

  • 1 1/2 c unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 1 c sugar
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 t vanilla extract
  • 1/2 t almond extract
  • 4 c flour
  • 1 t baking powder

Then you will…

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper.
  2. Cream the butter and sugar together thoroughly.
  3. Mix in the egg and extracts.
  4. Mix in the flour and baking powder until smooth.
  5. Do not chill; dough should be at room temperature.
  6. Fill a cookie press with the dough. Press out cookies through the press onto a baking sheet.
  7. Top with sprinkles, if desired.
  8. Bake for 6-8 minutes until the bottom is starting to turn golden.
  9. Remove from the oven and cool on a wire rack.

 

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