These cookies are a family tradition every Christmas in my family, especially in tree or wreath form! The cream cheese gives regular spritz cookies a nice little boost.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
20 mins
cook:
10 mins
total:
30 mins
Servings:
54
Yield:
4 1/2 dozen cookies
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Ingredients

54
Original recipe yields 54 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).

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  • Cream butter and cream cheese together in a bowl using an electric mixer; add sugar and beat well. Mix in vanilla extract and food coloring. Slowly add flour and mix well to combine.

  • Fill a cookie press with dough and form cookies onto ungreased cookie sheets.

  • Bake in the preheated oven until edges are set, 8 to 10 minutes, making sure to remove at the first hint of browning.

Cook's Note:

If you want to add sprinkles, brush tops of cookies with egg white and add sprinkles prior to baking.

Nutrition Facts

60 calories; protein 0.6g; carbohydrates 5.4g; fat 4g; cholesterol 10.8mg; sodium 29mg. Full Nutrition
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