"The tradition of Italian cooking is that of the matriarch. This is the cooking of grandma. She didn't waste time thinking too much about the celery. She got the best celery she could and then she dealt with it."--Mario Batali
This recipe for Cookie Press (Spritz) Cookies, by Traci White, is from The Brown Family Cookbook,
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1 c. butter 1/2 c. shortening 1 c. sugar 2 eggs 1 tsp. vanilla 1/2 tsp. almond extract 3 1/2 c. sifted flour 1/8 tsp soda
Cream butter, shortening and sugar. Add eggs and flavorings. Add flour sifted with soda. Mix until smooth. Fill press and press shapes onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake at 400º for about 8 to 10 minutes.
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