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Butter Rich Spritz Butter Cookies

"These are wonderful cookies from the press. They are rich in flavor. My mom has made these cookies for years for all of the holidays. She even used food coloring for the different designs, like green trees, etc.The kids love to decorate them as much as they love to eat them."
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Ingredients

18 m servings 96 cals
Original recipe yields 36 servings (3 dozen)

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  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Sift together the flour and salt; set aside. Watch Now
  2. In a medium bowl, cream together the butter and sugar. Stir in the egg yolks, almond extract and vanilla extract. Gradually blend in the sifted ingredients. Fill a cookie press with dough and shoot cookies about 1 1/2 inches apart onto an ungreased cookie sheet. If you like, decorate with sugar or sprinkles at this time. Watch Now
  3. Bake for 6 to 8 minutes in the preheated oven. Watch Now

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 96 calories; 5.4 g fat; 10.8 g carbohydrates; 1.1 g protein; 25 mg cholesterol; 69 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Great Great recipe with some tweaking.... Here's what I did for perfect results. I added two more tablespoons to the butter it called for, and put half of the salt, half of the almond extract a...

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I agree with KARLA13, the preparation is easy but the cookie after-taste isn't that appealing. Although they looked nice, I couldn't give them out because of the after-taste. I make spriz cookie...

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Great Great recipe with some tweaking.... Here's what I did for perfect results. I added two more tablespoons to the butter it called for, and put half of the salt, half of the almond extract a...

YUMMY! AND FINALLY I've found a Spritz cookie recipe I will keep FOREVER!! :) I did modify the recipe, though, by using only 1/4t almond flavoring and 1/4 t vanilla flavoring. There was no ...

I agree with KARLA13, the preparation is easy but the cookie after-taste isn't that appealing. Although they looked nice, I couldn't give them out because of the after-taste. I make spriz cookie...

I made this recipe with three other Spritz recipes from this site. The texture was perfect for press cookies, but I found the almond flavoring overwhelming both in the dough and in teh finished...

I have to share this with you. I have my grandmother's press, which is at least 50 years old. I have NEVER been able to get a dough to go thru it without a hassle - until now! This is the most ...

These turned out very tasty. However, the dough was too firm to go through my cookie press. After adding a little more butter, the consistency was right and the cookies turned out well.

it was easy, and I concur with the other reviews, "what aftertaste??" I did customize this recipe to make 6 1/2 dozen and needed to add 1/4 more butter to work the cookie press. Overall, a great...

This is an excellent spritz cookie recipe. Followed the recipe exactly as written and had excellent results. This is a keeper.

I tried this recipe because of the reviews. I have never had any luck making press cookies, but using this recipe was a breeze! Really has a good taste and very easy to use in the press. I gi...