Chocolate Press Cookies

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This is one of two recipes that my family ALWAYS makes at Christmas. Chocolate spritz cookies with holiday sprinkles will add variety to any cookie tray with a minimum of effort.

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Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
Servings:
45
Yield:
45 cookies

Ingredients

  • cup shortening

  • 1 ¾ cups white sugar

  • 1 beaten egg

  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 2 teaspoons milk

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour

  • 6 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ¼ cup multicolored candy sprinkles (Optional)

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  2. In a medium bowl, cream together the shortening and sugar until smooth. Beat in the egg, and stir in vanilla and milk. Combine the flour, cocoa, and salt; stir into the creamed mixture until just blended. Fill cookie press, and press onto ungreased baking sheets. Decorate with sprinkles if desired.

  3. Bake for 10 minutes in the preheated oven. Remove from baking sheets to cool on wire racks.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

84 Calories
3g Fat
13g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 45
Calories 84
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 3g 4%
Saturated Fat 1g 4%
Cholesterol 4mg 1%
Sodium 28mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 13g 5%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 9g
Protein 1g
Calcium 3mg 0%
Iron 0mg 2%
Potassium 22mg 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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