Christmas Sugar (Spritz) Cookies

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Introduction: Christmas Sugar (Spritz) Cookies

About: Michael's Test Kitchen - FOOD - SUGAR - RECIPES

These are really cool little sugar cookies that you can give as Christmas gifts to friends and family.

Step 1: Ingredients

Ingredients:

(makes 6 dozen mini cookies)

12 tablespoons butter, softened

⅓ cup sugar

¼ tsp. salt

1 large egg

½ tsp. vanilla

1/4 teaspoon almond extract

1 ¾ all purpose flour

¼ whole wheat flour

Step 2: Preheat

Preheat oven to 400 degrees.

Step 3: Wet Ingredients

In a large mixing bowl, whip butter with salt and sugar until creamy.

Add vanilla, egg, almond extract and mix until combined.

Step 4: Dry Ingredients

Add flours (whole wheat & all purpose) and stir until combined.

Step 5: Baking

Option no. 1: You can roll out the dough and cut out the cookies with cookie cutters.

Or Option no. 2: You can do it the ‘Spritz’ way and use a cookie press (I used OXO cookie press) and press cookies. Place/Press cookies onto ungreased baking sheet or silicone mat on baking sheet.

Add sprinkles if you want to make it look pretty.

Bake for about 8 minutes, or until just beginning to brown.

Step 6: Done!

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    3 Discussions

    looks delicious!

    We make these every year! But we use a press from the 1950s that was my great grandmothers

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