My Mom's Spritz Cookies


A family favorite and it doesn't even have to be Christmas to make them!

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Additional Time:
2 mins
Total Time:
32 mins
42 cookies


  • 1 cup unsalted butter, softened

  • ½ cup white sugar

  • 2 egg yolks

  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 2 ¼ cups all-purpose flour

  • ½ teaspoon baking powder


  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper.

  2. Combine butter and sugar in a bowl. Beat with an electric mixer until creamy. Add egg yolks and vanilla extract. Mix until well combined. Beat in flour and baking powder. Use your hands to finish mixing if dough does not come together.

  3. Add dough to a cookie press and press spritz-shaped cookies onto the prepared baking sheets.

  4. Bake in the preheated oven until cookies are lightly browned, 9 to 11 minutes. Cool on the baking sheets for 2 minutes. Carefully transfer to a wire rack and cook completely.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

75 Calories
5g Fat
8g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 42
Calories 75
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 5g 6%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 21mg 7%
Sodium 7mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 8g 3%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 1g
Calcium 7mg 1%
Iron 0mg 2%
Potassium 10mg 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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