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Spritz Cookies Recipe

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This recipe for Spritz Cookies, by , is from The Gallimere Beach Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Dianne Howey
Added: Sunday, July 22, 2007


1 Cup soft Butter
2/3 Cup Sugar
3 Egg Yokes
1 Tsp. Flavoring (Almond or Vanilla)
2 1/2 Cups Sifted Flour


Need a cookie press.

Pre-heat oven to 400.

Mix butter, sugar, egg yokes and flavoring thoroughly.

Work in flour with hands (As dough gets very thick.)
Using only about of the dough at a time, force the
dough through cookie press onto un-greased
baking sheet. Decorate with colored sugar.

Bake 7 to 10 minutes or until set but not brown!

Makes about 6 dozen cookies.

Can omit Almond or Vanilla and use Rum flavoring.




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