Fresh Orange Spritz Cookie (Wilton)
Quick Tip: Before making the dough, place your cookie sheets in the freezer. Cold cookie sheets cause the cookies to quickly release from your cookie press.
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- 1 c
- butter, softened
- 1 c
- sugar, granulated
- egg yolk
- 2 Tbsp
- orange juice
- 2 1/4 c
- all purpose flour
- 1 Tbsp
- orange zest
- 1/4 c
- pecans, finely chopped (optional)
1Preheat oven to 350°F.
2In mixer bowl, cream butter and sugar. Beat in egg and orange juice.
3Mix in flour, orange rind and optional pecans.
4Mix just until combined. Dough should be soft but not sticky.
5Shape dough into small logs and place in Cookie Press.
6Using desired disk, press shapes onto ungreased cookie sheet.
7Bake 10-12 minutes or until edges are lightly browned.
8Cool 2 minutes on cookie sheet on rack.
9Remove from cookie sheet and cool completely on rack.