Spritz Cookies

  • Yield 9

Whip these cookies up in no time, and decorate them for the holidays.

Ingredients

3 sticks (1 1/2 cups) butter, room temperature
1 cup granulated sugar
1 large egg, plus 1 yolk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 teaspoon almond extract
3 1/2 to 4 cups flour, sifted
1 teaspoon baking powder
Colored sugar, decoratve sprinkles and cinnamon candies for decoration

Instructions

  1. In a large mixing bowl, thoroughly cream together butter and sugar, beating for 2 minutes. Add egg, egg yolk, vanilla and almond extracts; beat well.
  2. Sift together 3 1/2 cups flour and baking powder; add gradually to creamed mixture, mixing to form a soft, but not sticky, dough. (If dough is sticky, add additional flour in small amounts until proper consistency is reached.)
  3. Preheat oven to 400F.
  4. Fill cookie press; press cookies onto ungreased cookie sheets. Decorate with colored sugar or cinnamon candies or decorative sprinkles.
  5. Bake 8 to 10 minutes. Cool on a wire rack. Store in airtight containers. May be frozen.

Recipe courtesy of the Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board

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