Cream Cheese Spritz Cookies


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.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
4 1/2 dozen cookies


  • 1 cup butter, at room temperature

  • 1 (3 ounce) package cream cheese, at room temperature

  • ½ cup white sugar

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 8 drops green food coloring, or as desired (Optional)

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour


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

  2. 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.

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

  4. 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 (per serving)

60 Calories
4g Fat
5g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 54
Calories 60
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 4g 5%
Saturated Fat 3g 13%
Cholesterol 11mg 4%
Sodium 29mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 5g 2%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 1g
Calcium 3mg 0%
Iron 0mg 1%
Potassium 8mg 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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