Spritzgeback (spritz Cookies)

Ingredients & Directions

1 c Butter; (No Margarine) 1 ts Almond Or Lemon Extract
2/3 c Confectioners’ Sugar 2 1/4 c Flour; Unbleached, Unsifted
1 ea Egg; Large 1/4 ts Salt
1 ea Egg Yolk; Large 1/2 ts Baking Powder

Beat butter and sugar until light. Beat in egg, egg yolk and extract.
Sift flour, salt, and baking powder; gradually add flour mixture to eggs.
Chill dough 1/2 hour. Press 1/4 of the dough into a cookie press. Keep
remaining dough chilled. Shape cookies onto a greased baking sheet. Bake
in 400 degrees F. oven for 7 to 10 minutes or until done. Cool on wire
racks and store in airtight tins.
Makes 4 to 6 dozen cookies.

10 servings

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