Buttery Spritz Cookies
|Butter||1 Cup (16 tbs), softened (No Substitutes)|
|Confectioners' sugar||1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)|
|Vanilla extract||1 Teaspoon|
|Almond extract||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|All purpose flour||2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)|
In a mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar until smooth.
Beat in egg and extracts.
Combine the flour and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture.
Tint with food coloring if desired.
Using a cookie press fitted with the disk of your choice, press dough 2 in apart onto ungreased baking sheets.
Bake at 375° for 6-8 minutes or until set (do not brown).
Remove to wire racks to cool.