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Spritz Butter Cookies Recipe

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1 cup Butter, softened
cup Sugar
1 large Egg
1 tsp. Vanilla Extract
1 tsp. Almond Extract
2 cups Flour
cup Toasted Sliced Almonds, finely ground
dash of Salt
Glace' Cherries. Sugar Sprinkles or Drage'es (optional)

Preheat oven to 375. Cream butter in large mixer bowl. Add sugar; beat until light and fluffy.

Beat in egg and extracts. Gradually blend in flour, almonds and salt.

Using pastry bag and large star tip, pipe dough into rosettes or stars about 1 inch in diameter onto unbuttered cookie sheets.

Decorate with cherries, sprinkles or Drage'es, if desired.

Bake 10-12 minutes or until pale golden.

Remove from cookie sheets; cool completely on wire racks.

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Number Of Servings:
3-4 dozen




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