Perfect Christmas Almond Spritz Cookies
This Almond Spritz Cookies recipe is the best cookie press dough recipe! Liven up your cookie trays with these Christmas spritz cookies!
Servings 4 dozen
- 8 tablespoons butter softened
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 1 egg
- 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1 1/2 cups flour
- Candied cherries for decorating
- Colored sugar for decorating
Preheat the oven to 400F.
In the bowl of a stand mixer, cream together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
Mix in the egg and extracts. Add in the flour and stir until combined.
Load the dough into a cookie press, fitted with choice of disk.
Press the cookies out onto ungreased cookie sheets. Decorate with cherries and sugar as desired.
Bake in preheated oven for 6 minutes, or until just beginning to turn golden around the bottom edges. Leave on cookie sheets for additional two minutes, then remove to wire racks to finish cooling.