Spritzgeback (Spritz Cookies)

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Author : MealMaster

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Date : 14/03/2001


1 cup butter
2/3 cup confectioners' sugar
1 large egg
1 large egg yolk
1 tsp almond or lemon extract
2 1/4 cup flour, unbleached, unsifted
1/4 tsp salt
1/2 tsp baking powder


Beat butter and sugar until light. Beat in egg, egg yolk and extract. Sift flour, salt, and baking powder; gradually add flour mixture to eggs. Chill dough 1/2 hour. Press 1/4 of the dough into a cookie press. Keep remaining dough chilled. Shape cookies onto a greased baking sheet.

Bake in 400 F oven for 7 to 10 minutes or until done. Cool on wire racks and store in airtight tins.

Makes 4 to 6 dozen cookies.

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