"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 Spritz Cookies - Grandma Deetz, by Grandma Deetz, is from Family & Friends Treasured Recipes,
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3/4 c. sugar 1 c. butter 1 egg or 3 yolks 1/2 tsp. baking powder 1/8 tsp. salt almond extract 2 1/2 c. sifted flour
Preheat oven 375º. Beat butter on medium speed of electric mixer until creamy. Add sugar, egg and almond: beat well. Add flour 1 cup at a time; mix well. dough will be soft: do not refrigerate. Use spritz cookie press.
Bake 10-12 min or until firm but not brown. Cool on baking rack, remove & decorate
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