Holiday Spritz Cookies


These classic holiday cookies made with a cookie press are everybody's favorite, both to decorate and to eat.

Prep Time:
30 mins
Cook Time:
8 mins
Additional Time:
52 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 30 mins
7 dozen


  • 2 ⅓ cups Pillsbury BEST® All Purpose Flour

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • ¼ teaspoon baking powder

  • ½ stick Crisco® Baking Sticks Butter Flavor All-Vegetable Shortening

  • ½ cup butter, softened

  • 1 cup powdered sugar

  • 1 large egg

  • ½ teaspoon almond extract

  • 8 drops green food color

  • 1 (12 ounce) container Pillsbury® Funfetti® Garland Green Vanilla Flavored Frosting


  1. Heat oven to 375 degrees F. Stir flour, salt and baking powder in medium bowl until well blended. Beat shortening, butter and powdered sugar in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy. Beat in egg, almond extract and food color. Beat in flour mixture gradually until blended.

  2. Fit cookie press with Christmas tree or wreath plate according to manufacturer's instructions. Fill cookie press according to instructions. Press dough onto ungreased baking sheets. Bake 6 to 7 minutes or until set, but not brown. Cool 1 minute on baking sheet. Remove to wire rack to cool completely.

  3. Place frosting in large heavy-duty resealable plastic bag. Microwave on HIGH 20 to 30 seconds to soften. Knead. Cut very small bottom corner off bag. Drizzle over cookies in a decorative pattern. Place candy bits from frosting in medium bowl. Hold cookie over bowl and sprinkle with candy bits. Let stand 15 minutes or until frosting is set.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

110 Calories
6g Fat
14g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 42
Calories 110
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 6g 8%
Saturated Fat 2g 12%
Cholesterol 10mg 3%
Sodium 49mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 14g 5%
Total Sugars 8g
Protein 1g
Calcium 3mg 0%
Potassium 2mg 0%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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