Spritz Cookies are colorful thin cookies that are perfect for the cold weather. With a cookie press, any shape is possible! For special Christmas treats I like to use the tree and wreath patterns.
Ingredients / Equipment
1 cup of butter (softened)
¾ cup sugar
½ teaspoon baking powder
Dash of salt
1 teaspoon almond extract
3 ¼ cups sifted all-purpose flour
- Pre-heat oven to 375℉
- Cream the butter, adding the sugar gradually.
- Add egg, then beat well.
- Add the dry ingredients and almond extract.
*Add a few drops of green food coloring to turn your trees and wreaths green!
- Fill the cookie press, and form the cookies on an ungreased aluminum pan.
- Bake for 10-12 minutes (makes about five dozen cookies).