5 from 4 votes
An assortment of buttery spritz cookies, on a red and green plate with holiday greenery in the background.
Spritz Cookies
Prep Time
30 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
40 mins
Light, crisp, and so buttery, these spritz cookies are a beloved holiday tradition. So good with a warm cup of tea, coffee, or cocoa!
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: spritz cookies
Servings: 60 small cookies, approximately
Calories: 85 kcal
  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. In a large bowl, use an electric mixer to cream the butter and sugar together until very pale and fluffy (about 5 minutes).
  3. Stir in the vanilla and almond extracts until incorporated.
  4. Add the egg and beat until smooth.
  5. Add the flour, baking powder, and salt, and stir together until just barely combined.
  6. Load the dough into a cookie press, and form shapes on baking sheets.
  7. Sprinkle with colored sugar/sprinkles to garnish.
  8. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes, or until just beginning to turn golden around the edges.
Nutrition Facts
Spritz Cookies
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%
Sugars 3g
Protein 1g 2%
Vitamin A 2.9%
Calcium 0.4%
Iron 2.2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.