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Catholic Recipe: Spritz Cookies

    INGREDIENTS

  • 1 lb. butter
  • 2 cups sifted powdered sugar
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 3 tablespoons cream
  • 4-1/2 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • Details

  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Difficulty:
  • Cost: $$$$
  • For Ages: 11+
  • Origin:

A traditional Christmas favorite.

DIRECTIONS

Cream butter and sugar, add egg yolks, mixing well. Add cream, flavoring, then flour and mix well. Put through cookie press on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake at 350 until very lightly browned. Cookies will "set up" once more if left on cookie sheet a few minutes after taking from oven.

Recipe Source: Lucia, Child of Light: The History and Tradition of Sweden's Lucia Celebration by Florence Ekstrand, Welcome Press, 1989
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