Spritz Cookies

Monday, December 21, 2009

1 cup butter (can substitute Earth Balance to make dairy free)
1 cup powdered sugar
1 egg
1 tsp. almond extract
a few drops food coloring (optional)
¼ tsp. salt
2 ¼ cups all-purpose flour

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. Cream butter and sugar well. Add egg and almond extract and mix until light and fluffy. Add food coloring if desired. Mix in salt and flour. Fill cookie press; press onto cool ungreased baking sheets. Add sprinkles if desired. Bake at 375 for 5 minutes or just until set. Cool on wire racks.