Classic Spritz Cookies

spritz cookie

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 3 1/2 cups flour
  • colored sugar or sprinkles (optional)
  • gel food coloring (optional)

Instructions

Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

In a large mixing bowl, beat sugar and butter at medium speed until creamy.

Add egg and vanilla; beat well, scraping the sides of the bowl as needed.

Add the flour and mix on low speed until just combined. (Dough will be soft, do not refrigerate!)

Fit the cookie press with desired disk and fill with dough.

Press dough onto cookie sheet lined with a silicon baking mat.

Decorate cookies with sugar or sprinkles as desired.

Bake for 8-10 minutes, or until very lightly golden brown.

Allow to cool for two minutes before transferring to a cooling rack. Repeat with remaining dough.

Notes

  • Add the gel food coloring after the dough is combined if you wish to add color, but be careful not to over-mix.
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