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Spritz Cookies

It isn't Christmas without these little melt in your mouth cookies!
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Christmas, Cookies, Dessert, Holiday
Servings: 84 Cookies

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ c Butter at room temperature
  • 1 c Sugar
  • 1 tsp Baking Powder
  • 1 Egg at room temperature
  • 2 tsp Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 3 ½ c All-Purpose Flour

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 375.  Put cookie sheets in the refrigerator to chill.
  • In the bowl of a stand mixer using the paddle attachment or with a hand mixer and a large bowl, beat the butter until smooth.  Add the sugar and baking powder and beat until combined, scraping down as necessary.  Beat in the egg and vanilla.
  • Add half the flour and beat.  Add remaining flour and combine with a spatula if doing by hand or let your stand mixer do the rest of the work.
  • If you want multiple colors, divide dough into separate bowls and add food coloring as necessary.
  • Put dough into the cookie press with desired disc. Remove cookie sheet from the fridge and press cookies onto cold cookie sheet.
  • If desired, add sprinkles to cookies.
  • Bake for 8-10 minutes (they shouldn’t color too much).
  • Immediately remove to cooling rack.

Notes

Store in an airtight container. These cookies freeze great and make wonderful gifts!