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Swedish Almond Spritz Cookies

Rated as 4 out of 5 Stars

"Classic, delectable spritz cookies are rich with the flavors of almond and vanilla."
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Ingredients

40 m servings 80 cals
Original recipe yields 48 servings (8 dozen cookies)

Directions

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  1. Heat oven to 400 degrees F. Combine powdered sugar and shortening in a large bowl; beat on medium speed until light and fluffy. Beat in egg, salt, water, vanilla and almond extracts. Using a spoon, stir in flour until well mixed. Stir in ground nuts.
  2. Fit cookie press with desired template. Fill cookie press; press dough onto ungreased baking sheets. Press almond slices onto the center of the cookies, if desired.
  3. Bake 7 to 9 minutes or until set, but not brown. Cool one minute. Remove to cooling rack.

Footnotes

  • * 1 cup Crisco® Butter Shortening equals 1 stick Crisco® Butter Flavor All-Vegetable Shortening Sticks
  • TIP: If dough becomes too soft, refrigerate about 5 minutes or until firm.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 80 calories; 5 g fat; 7.3 g carbohydrates; 1.1 g protein; 4 mg cholesterol; 14 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Good dough consistency but kind of bland. Has a very floury taste. I would make again, but add a little more flavor/sugar.