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  •   96% would make this again
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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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  Kris in Orlando in Orlando  Dec 8, 2014
Would make this again.
Delicious. this is wonderful basic spritz cookie. very much if not the same as the original recipe that came with my mirror cookie press 50 years ago. I now use the Wilton Rachet cookie press which works wonderfully well. I also used this with canned butter that was coming up on it expiration date. that canned butter has less moisture and made the crispest lightest most wonderful cookies. This will continue to be my go to recipe for spritz. 5 stars

  ihatecookies in banterville  Nov 19, 2014
Would not make this again.
yuk 5 stars

  mikeyp53 in New Jersey  Nov 18, 2014
Would make this again.
This is the same basic recipe my mother used for 60 years. Now my grandchildren can enjoy this with her cookie press. A great holiday tradition we always loved. 5 stars

  A cookie baker in Venice Florida  Aug 30, 2014
Would make this again.
great recipe. I am new to making cookies with a press and this was my first attempt. Would definitely recommend to all newcomers. I have found the addition to my holiday cookie trays. Yeah! 5 stars

  pjpd in New Jersey  Dec 21, 2013
Would make this again.
AWESOME!!! first time ever making press cookies and they came out perfectly the first time through!! will be making these again and again!!!! Flavor is great just as is - but would be amazing with a little almond extract! 5 stars

  A cookie baker  Dec 4, 2013
Would make this again.
These came out great. Very simple and depending on which press design you are doing, makes lots of cookies fast. Cookie exchange here we come. 4 stars

  Christen in somwhere  Dec 23, 2012
Would make this again.
BEST COOKIES I EVER MADE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! 5 stars

  Ania in Indian Hills, CO  Dec 21, 2012
Would make this again.
This was amazing. Too hard to get out of the cookie press, but the taste of them was absolutely amazing!! 5 stars

  Santa in North Pole  Dec 21, 2012
Would make this again.
Best cookie I ever had. Great with hot tea. 5 stars

  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

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