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Spritz Cookies III

Rated as 3.45 out of 5 Stars

"Cookie press cookies topped with red and green candied cherries."
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Ingredients

servings 124 cals
Original recipe yields 36 servings (6 dozen)

Directions

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  1. Cream together butter and confectioner's sugar in bowl until light and fluffy, using electric mixer at medium speed. Beat in egg, egg yolk and almond extract; blend well.
  2. Gradually stir flour into creamed mixture, mixing well.
  3. Fit flower crown design into cookie press. Place 1/2 of the dough in cookie press at a time, forcing dough through press, about 1 inch apart, on ungreased baking sheets.
  4. Place 1/4 of a red or green candied cherry in center of each. Bake in 400 degrees F (200 degrees C) oven 7-10 minutes or until set but not browned. Remove from baking sheets; cool on racks.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 124 calories; 5.5 g fat; 17.4 g carbohydrates; 1.3 g protein; 24 mg cholesterol; 46 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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This was a great recipe. I make spritz cookies every year, but i always like to try different recipes. The negative comments almost stopped me from using this one, but i am soooo glad i used i...

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I will not bake this cookies again.After adding the flour to the butter unless you used your hands to mix the dough the batter would not come together. The cookies bake dry and are not sweet eno...

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I will not bake this cookies again.After adding the flour to the butter unless you used your hands to mix the dough the batter would not come together. The cookies bake dry and are not sweet eno...

This was a great recipe. I make spritz cookies every year, but i always like to try different recipes. The negative comments almost stopped me from using this one, but i am soooo glad i used i...

Fantastic! This was only the second time I've ever made spritz cookies and it worked so much better than the recipe that came with my cookie press. I did add a smidge more sugar and I also used ...

Very good. I used Vaniila insted of almond

My mom made these almost every Christmas. Always with the tree press and green food coloring (like the photo). I love them!

I haven't made these, but they sure sound festive!!!

These were not to my liking; dough was too tough for a spritz cookie and they tasted like flour.

Very easy to do with my pampered chef cookie press! I added a little extra sugar and put red cinnamon candies on top of a Christmas tree shaped cookie. Very pretty!

These were not to my liking. No taste and hard to mix. My kids were very disappointed and I would not serve these.