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A touch of almond extract gives these spritz wonderful flavor. For Christmas, you could tint half of the dough with red food coloring and the other half with green.—Irmgard Sinn, Sherwood Park, Alberta
MAKES:
24-30 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 20 min. Bake 10 min./batch + cooling
MAKES:
24-30 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 20 min. Bake 10 min./batch + cooling

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • Prepared frosting

Directions

In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in egg and extracts. Combine the flour and baking powder; gradually add to the creamed mixture.
Using a cookie press fitted with the disk of your choice, press dough 1 in. apart onto ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 400° for 7-9 minutes or until edges are firm and lightly browned. Remove to wire racks to cool. Frost as desired. Yield: 4-5 dozen.
Originally published as Swedish Spritz in Complete Guide to Baking 2004, p52

Nutritional Facts

2 each: 108 calories, 6g fat (4g saturated fat), 23mg cholesterol, 77mg sodium, 12g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • Prepared frosting
  1. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in egg and extracts. Combine the flour and baking powder; gradually add to the creamed mixture.
  2. Using a cookie press fitted with the disk of your choice, press dough 1 in. apart onto ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 400° for 7-9 minutes or until edges are firm and lightly browned. Remove to wire racks to cool. Frost as desired. Yield: 4-5 dozen.
Originally published as Swedish Spritz in Complete Guide to Baking 2004, p52

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GStaelens User ID: 1765741 235948
Reviewed Oct. 29, 2015

"Fantastic spritz cookies"

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