Sunday, December 19, 2010

Spritz Cookies


You will need a cookie press for this recipe

Ingredients

1 cup unsalted butter, softened 
2/3 cup sugar
2 + 1/2 cup flour
1/2 tsp salt
1 egg
1 tsp almond extract or vanilla
food coloring

Directions

Mix butter and sugar.  Add egg and flavoring. Add food coloring. Mix until smooth.   Mix in salt and most of flour.    Finish with rest of flour.  Place dough in cookie press; form desired shapes on ungreased cookie sheet. Sprinkle with decorating sugar.   Bake at 350° for 8-10 minutes until set but not brown.  Remove from sheet immediately to cool on wire rack.