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Spritz Cookies

Classic soft and buttery spritz cookies all dressed up for holidays!


  • 1 cup unsalted butter , at room temperature (236 grams, 2 sticks)
  • cup granulated sugar (132 grams)
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ teaspoon almond extract
  • 2 ¼ cups all-purpose flour (270 grams)
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • Sprinkles or sanding sugar optional


  • Preheat oven to 400°F.
  • In bowl of stand mixer fitted with paddle attachment, or large bowl with handheld mixer, beat butter and sugar on high until creamy, about 2-3 minutes.
  • Add eggs one at a time, mixing after each. Add vanilla and almond extracts.
  • Add flour and salt and mix on low until combined.
  • Load cookie dough into spritz cookie press and, following manufacturer’s instructions, press dough out onto ungreased cookie sheets about 1 inch apart.
  • Alternately, you can load cookie dough into a large piping bag fitted with a medium star tip. Pipe dough in small 1-inch shapes about 1 inch apart.
  • Bake until dough is set and bottoms just begin to turn brown, about 8-10 minutes.
  • Top with sprinkles or sanding sugar immediately, and let cool on pan 5 minutes, then carefully transfer to wire rack to cool completely.
  • Repeat with remaining dough.


Calories: 69kcal, Carbohydrates: 7g, Protein: 1g, Fat: 4g, Saturated Fat: 2g, Cholesterol: 17mg, Sodium: 28mg, Potassium: 10mg, Fiber: 1g, Sugar: 3g, Vitamin A: 128IU, Calcium: 3mg, Iron: 1mg
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