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Spritz Cookies

 Spritz Cookies
It was a tradition to make these cookies with my grandmother every Christmas. Now our two daughters help me make them for the holidays.
66 ServingsPrep: 25 min. Bake: 15 min.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 cup light corn syrup
  • Colored sugar

Directions

  • In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add
  • eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in
  • vanilla. Combine flour and baking powder; add to creamed mixture and
  • mix well.
  • Using a cookie press fitted with the disk of your choice, press dough
  • 2 in. apart onto ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 325° for 11-12
  • minutes or until set (do not brown). Remove to wire racks to cool.
  • Microwave corn syrup for 6-8 seconds or until thinned. Working with a
  • few cookies at a time, brush corn syrup over the surface and dip
  • into sugar. Reheat corn syrup as necessary. Let stand until set.
  • Yield: 11 dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (2 each) equals 91 calories, 6 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 21 mg cholesterol, 65 mg sodium,

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Nutritional Facts: 9 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein.