Butter Rich Spritz Butter Cookies

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  • Published Jun 8th
  • Ready In18m
  • Servings36
  • Calories96

These are wonderful cookies from the press. They are rich in flavor. My mom has made these cookies for years for all of the holidays. She even used food coloring for the different designs, like green trees, etc.The kids love to decorate them as much as they love to eat them.

Butter Rich Spritz Butter Cookies Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Butter Rich Spritz Butter Cookies for 36 servings:

  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 1/4 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Butter Rich Spritz Butter Cookies Cooking Instructions

  • Prep10m
  • Cook6m
  • Ready In18m

To cook Butter Rich Spritz Butter Cookies, you need about 10 minutes of preparation time. The time needed to cook this Butter Rich Spritz Butter Cookies is about 6 minutes , and you can serve your Butter Rich Spritz Butter Cookies within 18 minutes . The following are the steps to cook Butter Rich Spritz Butter Cookies easily:

  1. 1 Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Sift together the flour and salt; set aside.
  2. 2 In a medium bowl, cream together the butter and sugar. Stir in the egg yolks, almond extract and vanilla extract. Gradually blend in the sifted ingredients. Fill a cookie press with dough and shoot cookies about 1 1/2 inches apart onto an ungreased cookie sheet. If you like, decorate with sugar or sprinkles at this time.
  3. 3 Bake for 6 to 8 minutes in the preheated oven.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 96 calories; 5.4 grams of fat; 10.8 grams of carbohydrates; 1.1 gram of protein; 25 milligrams of cholesterol; 69 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Dec 22nd 2007

    I have to share this with you. I have my grandmother's press, which is at least 50 years old. I have NEVER been able to get a dough to go thru it without a hassle - until now! This is the m ...

  2. Dec 16th 2006

    This is an excellent spritz cookie recipe. Followed the recipe exactly as written and had excellent results. This is a keeper.

  3. Dec 13th 2006

    Great Great recipe with some tweaking.... Here's what I did for perfect results. I added two more tablespoons to the butter it called for, and put half of the salt, half of the almond extra ...

  4. Jan 22nd 2006

    I made this recipe with three other Spritz recipes from this site. The texture was perfect for press cookies, but I found the almond flavoring overwhelming both in the dough and in teh fini ...

  5. Dec 12th 2005

    These turned out very tasty. However, the dough was too firm to go through my cookie press. After adding a little more butter, the consistency was right and the cookies turned out well.

  6. Dec 4th 2005

    it was easy, and I concur with the other reviews, "what aftertaste??" I did customize this recipe to make 6 1/2 dozen and needed to add 1/4 more butter to work the cookie press. Overall, a g ...

  7. Dec 23rd 2004

    YUMMY! AND FINALLY I've found a Spritz cookie recipe I will keep FOREVER!! :) I did modify the recipe, though, by using only 1/4t almond flavoring and 1/4 t vanilla flavoring. There was ...

  8. Dec 20th 2004

    I tried this recipe because of the reviews. I have never had any luck making press cookies, but using this recipe was a breeze! Really has a good taste and very easy to use in the press. ...

  9. Jun 23rd 2002

    I agree with KARLA13, the preparation is easy but the cookie after-taste isn't that appealing. Although they looked nice, I couldn't give them out because of the after-taste. I make spriz co ...