Christmas Spritz

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  • 1 hr 15 min prep time
  • 2 hr 15 min total time
  • 10 ingredients
  • 84 servings

Ingredients

1/2
cup butter, softened
1/2
cup shortening
3/4
cup sugar
1
teaspoon almond extract
1
egg, slightly beaten
2 1/4
cups all purpose flour
1/2
teaspoon baking powder
1/4
teaspoon salt
Food color
Sugar, colored sugar or multi-colored candy sprinkles, if desired

Directions

  1. 1 In large bowl, combine butter and shortening; beat well. Gradually add 3/4 cup sugar 2 tablespoons at a time, beating until light and fluffy. Add almond extract and egg; blend well.
  2. 2 Lightly spoon flour into measuring cup; level off. Add flour, baking powder and salt; mix at low speed until well blended and dough forms. Knead or stir a few drops of food color into dough. Cover with plastic wrap; refrigerate 1 hour for easier handling.
  3. 3 Heat oven to 400°F. Fit cookie press with desired template. Fill press with dough. Press dough 1 inch apart onto ungreased cookie sheets. Sprinkle with sugar.
  4. 4 Bake at 400°F. for 5 to 8 minutes or until cookies are set and edges are lightly browned. Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheets.

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