Butter Rich Spritz Butter Cookies

These are wonderful cookies from the press. They are rich in flavor. Use different food color for each design, if desired. Kids love to decorate them as much as they love to eat them.

Yield

3 dozen

Ingredients

2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup butter, room temperature
1 1/4 cups confectioners' (powdered) sugar
2 egg yolks
1/2 teaspoon almond extract
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions

Preheat oven to 400°F (204°C). Sift together the flour and salt; set aside.

In a medium bowl, cream together the butter and sugar. Stir in the egg yolks, almond extract and vanilla extract. Gradually blend in the sifted ingredients. Fill a cookie press with dough and press cookies about 1 1/2 inches apart onto an ungreased baking sheet. If you like, decorate with sugar or sprinkles at this time.

Bake for 6 to 8 minutes in the preheated oven.

Estimated Time

Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Bake Time: 8 minutes

Nutritional Information

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 96, Total Fat: 5.4 g, Cholesterol: 25 mg, Sodium: 69 mg, Total Carbs: 10.8 g, Dietary Fiber: 0.2 g, Protein: 1.1 g

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