Buttery Spritz

  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 60 min
  • Servings 60

Ingredients

Ingredients

1
cup butter, softened*
1/2
cup sugar
2 1/4
cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1/2
teaspoon salt
1
teaspoon almond extract or vanilla
1
egg
Few drops red or green food color, if desired
Betty Crocker™ decorating decors and colored sugars, if desired

Directions

Directions

  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F. In large bowl, beat butter and sugar with electric mixer on medium speed, or mix with spoon, until well blended. Stir in flour, salt, almond extract, egg and food color until dough forms.
  • 2 Fit desired template in cookie press; fill cookie press with dough. Force dough through template onto ungreased cookies sheets. Sprinkle with decors or sugars.
  • 3 Bake 6 to 9 minutes or until set but not brown. Immediately remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks.

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Tips

Expert Tips

*We recommend not using margarine or vegetable oil spreads for this recipe.

Stir 2 oz unsweetened baking chocolate, melted and cooled, into butter-sugar mixture.

These cookies get their name from the word, spritzen which is German for "to squirt or spray."

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
50
Calories from Fat
25
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3g
3%
Saturated Fat
2g
2%
Cholesterol
10mg
10%
Sodium
40mg
40%
Total Carbohydrate
5g
5%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Protein
1g
1%
% Daily Value*:
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.