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Homemade Spritz Cookies

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Ingredients
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Powdered sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Almond extract 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Egg yolk 1 , beaten
  Cake flour 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Egg white 1
  Sugar crystals 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (Colored Coarse)
Directions

Preheat oven to 400°F.
Cream butter.
Add powdered sugar; beat well, until soft and creamy.
Add almond extract and egg yolk.
Gradually stir in sifted flour and salt.
Put into cookie press.
Using various forms of nozzles, as available, press out shapes onto ungreased baking sheet.
Brush with egg white beaten until frothy with few drops water.
Sprinkle with colored crystals or with chopped nuts or decorettes.
Bake about 8 minutes or until very lightly browned.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie

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