Holiday Spritz Cookies Recipe

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Holiday Spritz Cookies Recipe
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Holiday Spritz Cookies Recipe

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These crisp buttery cookies make a welcome gift or sweet party treat. Color the dough in Christmasy hues and use a cookie press to make all kinds of fun shapes.
MAKES:
60 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. + chilling Bake: 10 min./batch
MAKES:
60 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. + chilling Bake: 10 min./batch

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter (no substitutes), softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2-1/4 cups cake flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon nonpareils
  • Food coloring, optional

Directions

In a mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar until fluffy. Add egg; mix well. Beat in milk and vanilla. Combine flour and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture just until combined. Stir in nonpareils and food coloring if desired. Cover and chill at least 2 hours. Fill cookie press and form into desired shapes on ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 400° for 8 minutes or until edges just begin to brown. Cool on wire racks. Yield: about 5 dozen.
Originally published as Holiday Spritz Cookies in Country Woman Christmas 1996, p31

  • 1/2 cup butter (no substitutes), softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2-1/4 cups cake flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon nonpareils
  • Food coloring, optional
  1. In a mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar until fluffy. Add egg; mix well. Beat in milk and vanilla. Combine flour and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture just until combined. Stir in nonpareils and food coloring if desired. Cover and chill at least 2 hours. Fill cookie press and form into desired shapes on ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 400° for 8 minutes or until edges just begin to brown. Cool on wire racks. Yield: about 5 dozen.
Originally published as Holiday Spritz Cookies in Country Woman Christmas 1996, p31

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squirtydink User ID: 8158113 215428
Reviewed Dec. 20, 2014

"/these cookies have no leavening. I can't imagine why. They did not turn out well. They also did not rise and were hard."

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samwtch User ID: 1360290 214447
Reviewed Dec. 9, 2014

"Way too much sugar and I even reduced the amount to 3/4 cup."

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bluesome User ID: 7019318 22712
Reviewed Dec. 12, 2012

"My batch of cookies tasted like bad pie dough so I tossed the unused dough into the trash after the first tray came out of the oven. I do not understand what I may have done wrong, or why the recipe contains no baking soda or baking powder."

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