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Total Time

Prep: 15 min. Bake: 10 min./batch


6-1/2 dozen

Grandma's Spritz Cookies Recipe photo by Taste of Home
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  • 1 cup shortening
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 large egg, room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 2-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • Dash salt
  • Optional: Assorted sprinkles and colored sugar


  1. Preheat oven to 400°. In a large mixing bowl, cream shortening and sugar until light and fluffy, 5-7 minutes. Add egg and almond extract; mix well. Combine the flour, baking powder and salt; add to the creamed mixture until blended.
  2. Using a cookie press fitted with the disk of your choice, press dough 2 in. apart onto ungreased baking sheets. Sprinkle with toppings if desired. Bake until set (do not brown), 7-8 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

1 cookie: 44 calories, 3g fat (1g saturated fat), 2mg cholesterol, 6mg sodium, 5g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein.

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