On Line Cookbook

Betty Crocker Spritz Cookie

Recipe Information
Delicate, crisp cookies with a rich, buttery flavor.

Betty Crocker Website

Serves/Makes:6 Dozen

  • 1 cup (225 ml) butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup (125 ml) sugar
  • 2-1/4 cups (525 ml) Gold Medal all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 tsp (1 ml) salt
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 tsp (1 ml) almond extract or vanilla
  • food color, if desired
  • currants, raisins, candies, colored sugar, finely chopped nuts, candied fruit or fruit peel, if desired
  • Heat oven to 400 degrees (200 C.).
  • Beat butter and sugar in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed, or mix with spoon.
  • Stir in flour, salt, egg, almond extract and a few drops of food color.
  • Place dough in cookie press.
  • Form desired shapes on ungreased cookie sheet.
  • Decorate with currents if desired.
  • Bake 5 to 8 minutes or until set but not brown.
  • Immediately remove from cookie sheet to wire rack.
  • To decorate cookies after baking, use a drop of corn syrup to attach decorations to cookies.