Spritz Cookies

Tuesday, April 6, 2010

This is my Mom's Spritz Cookie recipe.  She still makes these every Christmas and sends a box off to us.  She uses the exact same spritz cookie press from when I was a child.  :)

Submitted by:  Tree

Preheat oven to:  400 degrees                               Cooking time:  7-10 min.

     -  1 cup butter
     -  3 egg yolks
     -  2 1/2 cups flour
     -  2/3 cups sugar
     -  1 tsp. almond or vanilla extract
     -  Favorite sprinkles or food coloring

1)  Combine the butter, sugar, egg yolks, and extract in a large bowl.
2)  Add the flour and mix by hand.  Spoon into the cookie press and press onto cookie sheets.
3)  Sprinkle cookies with colored sugars (or use red and green food coloring on smaller batches of the dough).  Bake at 400 degrees for 7-10 min.


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