Spritz Wreaths Recipe
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Spritz Wreaths Recipe

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These make a nice addition to a cookie exchange, bake sale or gift tray.—Judith Scholovich, Waukesha, Wisconsin
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 10 min./batch + cooling
MAKES:84 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 10 min./batch + cooling
MAKES: 84 servings


  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 2-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • Chopped red and green candied cherries

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 39 calories, 2g fat (1g saturated fat), 8mg cholesterol, 25mg sodium, 4g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein.


  1. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in egg and extract. Combine flour and baking powder; gradually add to creamed mixture.
  2. Using a cookie press fitted with a wreath-shaped disk, press dough onto ungreased baking sheets. Decorate with cherries. Bake at 375° for 8-10 minutes or until set. Remove to wire racks. Yield: 6-7 dozen.
Originally published as Spritz Wreaths in Country Woman November/December 1995, p40

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mchorse User ID: 3748691 200662
Reviewed Jan. 7, 2009

"Yes,I do have a comment,I bake the cookies at 375 for 8-10 minutes but they come out burned.So,|I have to change heat to to 355 and leave them for a little longer they will not burn."

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