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christmas spritz cookies on a tree platter

Christmas Spritz Cookies

Christmas spritz cookies are the epitome of the holidays at my Grandma's house. These tiny, bite-size cookies are SUPER cute, and the almond extract gives them a nice, subtle flavor to complement the buttery sweetness of the cookies. Pressed into a festive shape and topped with some sprinkles, these are the cutest addition to your Christmas cookie platter.
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Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 48 cookies
Calories 42 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 ⅔ cups flour sifted
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup butter room temperature, unsalted
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla
  • ½ teaspoon almond extract

Instructions
 

Prep

  • Preheat oven to 300 F.
  • Prepare cookie press with the desired pattern.

Make the Dough

  • Cream together butter and sugar, until light in color and fluffy.
  • Blend in room temperature egg, vanilla, and almond extract until combined.
  • Sift together flour and salt, and add to dough.
  • If desired, add food coloring and mix until fully incorporated.

Press the Cookies

  • Put the cookies into the cookie press fitted with your desired attachment.
  • Press the cookies onto the cookie sheet.
  • Put sprinkles on, if desired.

Bake

  • Bake for 8-10 minutes, or until the cookies look set.

Nutrition

Calories: 42kcalCarbohydrates: 5gProtein: 1gFat: 2gSaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 8mgSodium: 43mgPotassium: 6mgFiber: 1gSugar: 2gVitamin A: 64IUCalcium: 2mgIron: 1mg
Keyword christmas, cookies, spritz
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