Spritz Cookies III Recipe
- 1 cup butter
- ⅔ cup sifted confectioners' sugar
- 1 egg
- 1 egg yolk
- 1 teaspoon almond extract
- 2 ¾ cups sifted all-purpose flour
- 72 red and green candied cherries, quartered
step 1: Cream together butter and confectioner's sugar in bowl until light and fluffy, using electric mixer at medium speed. Beat in egg, egg yolk and almond extract; blend well.
step 2: Gradually stir flour into creamed mixture, mixing well.
step 3: Fit flower crown design into cookie press. Place 1/2 of the dough in cookie press at a time, forcing dough through press, about 1 inch apart, on ungreased baking sheets.
step 4: Place 1/4 of a red or green candied cherry in center of each. Bake in 400 degrees F (200 degrees C) oven 7-10 minutes or until set but not browned. Remove from baking sheets; cool on racks.