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Classic Spritz Cookies are a great way to add variety to your cookie trays this year!
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Classic Spritz Cookies

Course Dessert
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 3 dozen

Ingredients

  • 3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 3 sticks of butter softened
  • 1 cup granulated sugar or SPLENDA no calorie sweetener
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1 teaspoon clear vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350ºF.
  • In bowl, combine flour and baking powder - set aside
  • In large bowl, beat butter and sugar with electric mixer until light and fluffy.
  • Add egg, milk, vanilla and almond extract; mix well.
  • Gradually add flour mixture to butter mixture; beat until combined.
  • Do not chill.
  • Fill cookie press with dough and with desired disks, press cookies onto ungreased cookie sheet - holding the press flat and firmly on the UNGREASED cookie sheet is key.
  • Bake 10-12 minutes or until edges are light golden brown.
  • Cool 5 minutes on cookie sheet on cooling rack.
  • TO DECORATE - serve plain or add sprinkles to cookies BEFORE you bake. You can also make a glaze of 1 cup powdered sugar, 2-4 tablespoons of milk and 1 tablespoon or vanilla extract. Dip cookie in glaze and allow to set on a cookie rack.