Holiday Spritz Recipe
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Holiday Spritz Recipe

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“I tried substituting rum extract for vanilla in a classic Christmas recipe, and the end result was a cookie that tasted a lot like eggnog!” writes field editor Lisa Varner of Charleston, South Carolina.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 10 min./batch
MAKES:84 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 10 min./batch
MAKES: 84 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons rum extract
  • 2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Colored sugar

Nutritional Facts

1 cookie equals 39 calories, 2 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 8 mg cholesterol, 23 mg sodium, 4 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, trace protein.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, cream butter and confectioners' sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in egg and extract. Combine flour and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well.
  2. Using a cookie press fitted with the disk of your choice, press cookies 1 in. apart onto ungreased baking sheets. Sprinkle with colored sugar.
  3. Bake at 375° for 6-9 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool for 2 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks. Yield: 7 dozen.
Originally published as Holiday Spritz in Taste of Home December/January 2008, p7

Nutritional Facts

1 cookie equals 39 calories, 2 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 8 mg cholesterol, 23 mg sodium, 4 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, trace protein.

Reviews for Holiday Spritz

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Reviewed Dec. 22, 2013

The cookies were ok but didn't have a lot of flavor. The disappointment was the recipe barely made three dozen yet it states it will make seven dozen.

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Reviewed Dec. 8, 2013

the dough is really easy to work with. the cookies are kind of bland so make sure you add alot of colored sugar to the cookie

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