Learn how to bake delicious spritz cookies

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
1 egg
½ teaspoon baking powder
Dash of salt
1 teaspoon almond extract
3 ¼ cups sifted all-purpose flour
Cookie Press
Electric Mixer


  1. Pre-heat oven to 375℉
  2. Cream the butter, adding the sugar gradually.
  3. Add egg, then beat well.
  4. Add the dry ingredients and almond extract.

*Add a few drops of green food coloring to turn your trees and wreaths green!

  1. Fill the cookie press, and form the cookies on an ungreased aluminum pan.
  2.  Bake for 10-12 minutes (makes about five dozen cookies).

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