Christmas Tree Spritz Cookies
Recipe type: Dessert
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Ingredients
  • 1 cup butter, softened (I used salted)
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • ¼ teaspoon almond extract (optional)
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 2¼ cups all-purpose flour
  • ¼ teaspoon baking powder
  • a few drops of green food coloring
  • sprinkles for decorating
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Mix butter & sugar together. Stir in egg, vanilla, & almond extract (optional). Add flour, salt, & baking powder & mix well. Add a few drops of green food coloring & mix in.
  3. Scoop dough into cookie press fitted with tree pattern disc. Press cookies onto ungreased cookie sheet.
  4. Decorate with sprinkles.
  5. Bake at 375 degrees for 8-10 minutes. If you like your cookies soft then bake until cookies are set, if you want them crisper bake until edges are starting to brown.
Recipe by THE SEMISWEET SISTERS at http://www.thesemisweetsisters.com/2014/12/04/christmas-tree-spritz-cookies/