Valentine's Day Heart Shaped Spritz Cookies
Recipe type: Dessert
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Serves: about 70
 
Ingredients
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) salted butter, softened
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla (or 1 teaspoon almond extract)
  • 2¼ cups all-purpose flour
  • ¼ teaspoon baking powder
  • food coloring (optional)
  • sprinkles for decorating
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Mix butter & sugar together. Stir in egg, vanilla, (or almond extract). Add flour, salt, & baking powder & mix well.
  3. (If making tie-dyed colored spritz divide dough into separate bowls & add food coloring. Break off small pieces of each color & drop into cookie press until full).
  4. Scoop dough into cookie press fitted with the heart pattern disc. Press cookies onto ungreased cookie sheet.
  5. Decorate with sprinkles.
  6. 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/2015/01/14/valentines-day-heart-shaped-spritz-cookies/