Spritz Cookies

Here is a recipe for one of our all-time favorite Christmas traditions. You will need a cookie press for this one, and probably some Christmas music. Enjoy!

Spritz Cookies

  • 1 cup shortening    } Cream
  • 3/4 cup sugar          } Add gradually.
  • 1 egg                         } Add; beat well.
  • 2 1/4 cup all-purpose flour    \
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder   } Sift together, then add to shortening mixture.
  • 1 dash salt                                /
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract } Add to mixture.
  • Green food coloring } Add to mixture (optional)
  • Green and/or red sprinkles (optional)

Fill cookie press; press onto baking sheets. Add sprinkles, if desired.

Bake at 350F for 10-12 minutes.

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