Spritz Cookies

Keyword christmas cookie, cookies, spritz
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter softened
  • 1-1/4 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour

GLAZE:

  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons water
  • Colored sugar and sprinkles

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375°. In a large bowl, cream butter, confectioners' sugar and salt until light and fluffy. Beat in egg and extracts. Gradually beat flour into creamed mixture.
  2. Using a cookie press fitted with a disk of your choice, press dough 2 in. apart onto ungreased baking sheets. Bake until set, 6-8 minutes (do not brown). Remove to wire racks to cool completely.
  3. In a small bowl, mix confectioners' sugar and enough water to reach desired consistency. Dip cookies in glaze; decorate as desired. Let stand until set.

Recipe Notes

Test Kitchen Tips

  • Melted chocolate candy coating may be used in place of confectioners' sugar glaze; dip and decorate as directed.
  • If the dough is sticky, chill it in the freezer for 10-15 minutes before loading it into the press.
  • Find all of our favorite spritz cookie recipes here.
  • Nutrition Facts

    1 cookie: 43 calories, 2g fat (1g saturated fat), 7mg cholesterol, 30mg sodium, 6g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein.

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