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Spritz

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Use a cookie press to create lovely shapes in this easy, buttery cookie.

2/3 cup granulated sugar
1 cup butter
1 large egg
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons vanilla
2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour

Heat oven to 400F. In large mixer bowl combine sugar, butter, egg, salt, and vanilla. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until mixture is light and fluffy, 2 to 3 minutes. Add flour. Beat at low speed, scraping bowl often, until well mixed, 2 to 3 minutes. Place dough in cookie press. Form desired shapes 1 inch apart on cookie sheets. Bake for 6 to 8 minutes or until edges are lightly browned.

Note: You can also color the dough with food coloring, and decorate with dragées and colored sugar.

Photo by *Ann Gordon under Creative Commons license.

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Reviews of Spritz:

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  A cookie baker  Dec 20, 2012
Would make this again.
Cookie press cookies have been a nightmare for me in the past. These came out great! 5 stars

  Bindhya in Switzerland  Feb 24, 2012
Would make this again.
Thank youuuuu.... i made it ydy and it came out super..!! actually i was a flop in making biscuits and this recipe works very well.i cannot believe i made it!!thanks a lot.! 5 stars

  A cookie baker in Michigan  Feb 11, 2012
Would make this again.
Perfect results both times I've made these. Perhaps those who had poor results used margarine instead of butter? 5 stars

   Dec 28, 2011
Would not make this again.
Best I can say: awful. I tried this instead of my normal pressed cookie recipe. The dough was way too soft even after 24 hours in the fridge. Only the first few cookies came out of press, then they just turned into blobs. 1 star

  A cookie baker in Virginia  Dec 25, 2011
Would not make this again.
I should have paid attention to the first comment! (A cookie baker from Wisconsin said he would never make this again.) 1 star

  A cookie baker in New Jersey  Dec 24, 2011
Would make this again.
Good recipe . This is the first time I made cookies with the press. This recipe tasted Todd and was easy to do. We added green food coloring to make trees for Christmas. 5 stars

  A cookie baker in Wisconsin  Dec 24, 2011
Would not make this again.
Worst cookies I ever made...never will I use this recipe. 1 star

  Amy in Florida  Dec 20, 2011
Would make this again.
This is the best recipie, I have tried making dough for the cookie press before, and the dough always came up too soft. I used 1 stick salted butter, and 1 stick margerine. You can omit the salt,(I actually forgot to put it in).. they came out so good. Only complaint I have is the yield on a batch. Oh yes, I put the cookie sheets in the freezer before putting dough on. 5 stars

  A cookie baker in Washougal WA  Dec 10, 2011
Would make this again.
This is the one cookie that always made Christmas so special. My mom made them every year. She is gone now and I have carried on the tradition. I am making them with my grandchildren for the first time this year. I know mom will be watching to make sure we do it right. 5 stars

  A cookie baker  Dec 4, 2011
Would make this again.
I have made this recipe many times. your recipe ROCKS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Thanks!!!!!!!!!!!! 5 stars

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