Butter Spritz Cookies 19 Dec 13









Butter Spritz Cookies

2-1/2 cups sifted all-purpose flour

1/2 tsp salt

1 cup butter

1-1/4 cups sifted powdered sugar

2 egg yolks or 1 whole egg

1/2 tsp pure almond extract

1 tsp vanilla

Sift together flour with salt, mixing well. Beat butter, gradually adding sugar, until creamy. Beat in eggs and flavorings. Load cookie dough into a cookie press or pastry bag. Press a small amount onto ungreased cookie sheets lined with parchment paper using any desired shape. Bake at 400 degrees for 6-8 minutes.