Quick Mix Spritz

Quick Mix Spritz These cookies are mixed differently from other cookies (like pie crust) but they are the best. These are the ones I grew up on. At Christmas my mom would add almond extract and green food color then make tree pattern.

Ingredients

Original recipe yields 30 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified

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Time Details

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    SERVING : 30

    YIELD : 5 dozen

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).

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  • Mix the flour, sugar, salt and baking powder. Cut the shortening in until it resembles course crumbs.

  • Measure the egg and add enough water to make 1/4 cup, beat together. Add egg and vanilla to crumb mixture; mix well.

  • Put through the cookie press onto cookie sheets. Decorate with sprinkles or colored sugar if desired. Bake at 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) for 10 -12 minutes or until very light brown and set.

Per Serving: 117 calories; protein 1.2g; carbohydrates 12.2g; fat 7.1g; cholesterol 6.2mg; sodium 45.4mg.