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Spritz Cookies

 Published 2012-Jan-08   Updated 2019-Sep-16

- Submitted by Dahlia

(Butter Cookies, Christmas Cookies)

Recipe For Spritz Cookies


  • All Purpose Flour (Maida) - 2 cups
  • Sugar - 1/2 cup (add little more if you like it sweeter)
  • Butter - 2 sticks (1/2 lb, 250 gms)
  • Salt - a pinch
  • Vanilla Extract - 1 tsp
  • Egg - 1
  • Sprinkles, Coloured Sugar or Nuts- for garnish


  1. Take the butter and sugar in a mixing bowl. Mix it together until it is light and creamy.
  2. Break in the egg and add the vanilla extract. Mix it well.
  3. Sift together the maida (flour) and salt into the above mixture.
  4. Mix together with your hands or a wooden stick until everything combines. Do not vermix.
  5. Take the dough into a cookies press and press the cookies in desired shape onto an un-greased cookie sheet. (You can also add little food colour while making the cookie dough. I have added green food colour to make it look like Christmas trees.)

    Spritz Cookies step

  6. Top it with coloured sugar or sprinkles or gently press in nuts.
  7. Bake for 10 minutes in a 350 degree F oven or just until the edges start getting a light brown shade. The colour of the cookies should not change.
  8. Cool the cookies on a wire rack completely before you enjoy them.

spritz cookies preparation steps
Spritz cookies decorated with white and red sugar ready to go into the oven


You can store them at room temperature for about 10 days.

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