Holiday Spritz

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Holiday Spritz

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Recipe Data

75
Servings
25min
Prep
33min
Total

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    Description

    With a cookie press, you can make a lot—and we mean a lot—of Christmas cookies for the holidays. We even use them to decorate cakes. 

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    Ingredients
    Serves 75
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    1 c.Hy-Vee unsalted butter, softened
    ½ c.Hy-Vee granulated sugar
    ¼ tsp.Hy-Vee salt
    1Hy-Vee large egg
    ½ tsp.Hy-Vee almond or vanilla extract
    2 c.Hy-Vee all-purpose flour
    Powdered Sugar Glaze/Icing, optional
    Decorative candies, optional

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      Directions

      1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
      2. In a large mixing bowl, beat butter, sugar and salt until creamy. Add egg and vanilla or almond extract; beat until smooth. Beat in flour.
      3. Pack dough into a cookie press. Form desired shapes on ungreased baking sheet.
      4. Bake for 6 to 8 minutes or until firm but not brown. Immediately remove from cookie sheet to wire rack to cool.
      5. If desired, brush cookies with glaze, pipe with tinted icing and add decorative candies.
      6. Powdered Sugar Glaze/Icing: In a medium bowl, combine 2 cups Hy-Vee powdered sugar, 1/2 teaspoon Hy-Vee vanilla extract and 1 to 2 tablespoons Hy-Vee skim milk or until glaze consistency. Divide glaze in half. Add green food coloring to one portion. Add red food coloring and additional powdered sugar to other portion as needed for piping consistency.

      Nutrition facts

      Servings

      50 Calories per serving

      Amounts Per Serving

      • Total Fat: 2.5g
      • Cholesterol: 10mg
      • Sodium: 10mg
      • Total Carbohydrates: 7g
      • Protein: 0g

      Daily Values

      0%
      Vitamin A 2%
      0%
      Vitamin C 0%
      0%
      Iron 0%
      0%
      Calcium 0%

      Recipe Source:

      Hy-Vee Seasons Holiday 2016.