Christmas Cookie Press Cookies
Also called classic spritz because the sugar cookie dough is spritzed or squirted through a mechanical cookie press in a variety of patterns such as a flower or heart.
Servings 144 cookies
- 5 ¼ cups all purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1 ½ cups unsalted butter softened
- 1 cup granulated sugar
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 large egg
- 2 tablespoons milk
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- ½ teaspoon almond extract
- ¼ teaspoon food coloring gel color of your choice, if desired
Preheat oven to 350°F. In medium bowl, combine flour, baking powder and salt. Set aside
In large bowl, beat butter and sugar with electric mixer until light and fluffy. Add egg, milk and extracts. Gradually add flour mixture, mixing until dough is smooth.
Divide dough and color, if desired. Fill barrel with dough and fit with desired discs. Press cookies onto ungreased cookie sheet. Add sprinkles, if desired.
Bake 10-12 minutes or until edges are light golden brown. Cool 2 minutes on cookie sheet; remove to cooling rack and cool completely. Makes 5-6 dozen cookies.
Calories: 40kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 6mg | Sodium: 34mg | Potassium: 9mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 61IU | Calcium: 3mg | Iron: 1mg