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Traditional Spritz Cookies

Author Jen

Ingredients

  • 1 cup softened Unsalted Butter
  • 1/2 cup Sugar
  • 2 large Egg Yolks
  • 1 1/2 tsp Vanilla
  • 2 cups Flour
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • Garnish:
  • candied cherries nuts, colored sprinkles or colored sugars

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350.
  • Butter 2 cookie sheets and refrigerate for 15 minutes.
  • Cream butter and sugar until fluffy.
  • Beat in egg yolks and vanilla until incorporated.
  • Gradually add flour and salt and beat until well mixed.
  • Transfer to a pastry bag with a star tip.
  • Pipe onto sheet while nearly touching tip to pan. Leave at least 1" between cookies.
  • Decorate with sprinkles, other decorations or chopped nuts.
  • Bake for 11-14 minutes or until the edges are barely brown.
  • Transfer to a wire rack to cool.