Light, crisp, and so buttery, these spritz cookies are a beloved holiday tradition. So good with a warm cup of tea, coffee, or cocoa!
Keyword: spritz cookies
Servings: 60 small cookies, approximately
Calories: 85 kcal
- 1 1/2 cups unsalted butter, softened
- 1 cup granulated sugar
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
- 1 large egg
- 4 cups all-purpose flour
- 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
- 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
- assorted colored sugars/sprinkles for garnish
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
In a large bowl, use an electric mixer to cream the butter and sugar together until very pale and fluffy (about 5 minutes).
Stir in the vanilla and almond extracts until incorporated.
Add the egg and beat until smooth.
Add the flour, baking powder, and salt, and stir together until just barely combined.
Load the dough into a cookie press, and form shapes on baking sheets.
Sprinkle with colored sugar/sprinkles to garnish.
Bake for 10 to 12 minutes, or until just beginning to turn golden around the edges.
Amount Per Serving
Calories 85 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4g 6%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 14mg 5%
Sodium 11mg 0%
Potassium 14mg 0%
Total Carbohydrates 9g 3%
Protein 1g 2%
Vitamin A 2.9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.