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Spritz Cookies Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Corinne Ravenwald
Added: Wednesday, June 13, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 c. butter (smoothing relationships, spirituality, tenacity)

1 8oz pkg cream cheese (grounding, healing, joy, things coming to fruition)

2 c. granulated sugar (love)

2 egg yolks (fertility, lust, protection, spirituality, strength)

5 c. flour (revealing hidden matters, consistency)

1 tsp. salt (cleansing & purification, grounding, protection)

tsp. cinnamon (healing, love, luck, lust, peace, protection, psychic powers, strength, success)

2 tsp. vanilla (joy, love, luck, lust, mental powers)



Directions:
Directions:
Cream sugar, butter and cream cheese. Beat in yolks and vanilla. Gradually blend in flour, salt and cinnamon. Fill
cookie press. Press onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake
at 350 degrees for 12 to 15 minutes.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
12 to 14 dozen
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is another reminder of my youth...the smell of these cookies reminds me of holidays with my Mom and Dad, brothers and sister. (I am a big fan of nutmeg, so I throw a heaping teaspoon of that in this recipe....YUM!)

 

 

 

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