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Spritz Cookies - Recipe

With a sweet and subtle flavor, these great tasting sugar cookies are ideal for shaping and decorating for the Holidays.
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Spritz Cookies Recipe
  • Beat shortening until smooth, then add the sugar and baking powder. Mix until combined.
  • Add the egg and almond extract until blended together.
  • Add flour and salt. You may have to mix this by hand if the dough is too firm for a mixer.
  • Divide dough into different containers and add food coloring as desired to each.
  • Mix until all of the color is incorporated.
  • Place dough into a cookie press with whatever tip is desired.
  • Press cookies out, spaced evenly, onto an ungreased baking sheet.
  • Bake in a 375° oven for 8 to 10 minutes.
  • Bake them until firm on the edges but not browned.
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Container: cookie sheet, mixer
-1 cup shortening
-3/4 cup sugar
-1/4 teaspoon baking powder
-1 egg measuring 1/4 cup, add water to the egg in order to reach this measurement
-1 teaspoon almond extract
-1/2 teaspoon salt
-2 1/4 cups flour
- food coloring as desired