Holiday Spritz Cookies

A classic cookie that generally appears on every cookie tray. This recipe was submitted by Jodi L. in our Whippany, NJ location and is perfect for Cookie Exchange Day (12/22).
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 7 mins
Total Time 22 mins
Course Dessert
Servings 6 dozen

Equipment

  • 1 Propane Oven
  • 1 Cookie press

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup Shortening
  • 3/4 cup Sugar
  • 1 large Egg
  • 2 1/2 cups Flour
  • 1/8 tsp Salt
  • 1/4 tsp Baking soda
  • 1 tsp Almond extract
  • 1 tsp Food coloring optional
  • 1 container Sprinkles optional

Instructions
 

  • Heat oven to 400 degrees.
  • Cream shortening, adding in sugar.
  • Add unbeaten egg, dry ingredients, and flavoring. Add food coloring if you chose.
  • Make sure ingredients are blended well.
  • Place selected disk on cookie press. Fill cookie press with dough. Press cookies onto a cookie sheet, about 1 inch apart. Add sprinkles if you'd like.
  • Bake for 6-7 minutes.