Thursday, November 19, 2009

Spritz Cookies

1 1/2 cups (3 sticks) butter or margarine, softened (do not

substitute vegetable oil spread)

1 cup sugar

1 egg

1 teaspoon vanilla

3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour (14 ounces)

Colored sugar or sprinkles (optional)


1. Preheat oven to 375°F. In bowl, beat butter on

medium speed of electric mixer until creamy. Add sugar, egg and

vanilla; beat well. Add flour, 1 cup at a time; mix well. Dough will

be soft; do not refrigerate.

2. . Roll out cookie dough flat use cookie cutters to cut out. Press

dough onto baking pan 1 inch apart. Decorate cookies with colored

sugar or sprinkles, if desired.

3. Bake 10-12 minutes or until firm but not brown. Cool 2 minutes.
 Repeat with

remaining dough.

Yield: 6-7 dozen cookies

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