Spritz Cookies 

about the recipe

Everyone loves these easy-to-make Butter Spritz Cookies! With just six ingredients (plus optional decorations), you have festive cookies that will be loved by both the young and the young at heart.

about the recipe

They freeze beautifully and are perfect for keeping on hand for when unexpected guests arrive.


– 1 cup butter room temperature – ¾ cup sugar – 2 ¼ cups all-purpose flour – ½ teaspoon salt – 1 large egg beaten and at room temperature – 1 teaspoon vanilla extract – Food coloring and sprinkles optional

Step 1

Preheat the oven to 400° F. In the bowl of a stand mixer, cream together the butter and sugar.

Step 2

Add the flour, salt, egg, and vanilla extract.

Step 3

Beat until just combined.

Step 4

If using food coloring, add and beat until it is incorporated.

step 5

Fill your cookie press with about ¼ of the dough, and press the cookies on an un-greased cookie sheet. Add sprinkles if desired.

step 5

Bake for 6 to 8 minutes - until the cookies are set but not browned. Allow to cool in the pan for 5 minutes, and then transfer to a cooling rack to cool completely.