Swedish Spritz Cookies

Swedish Spritz Cookies

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Swedish Spritz cookies are a very popular holiday cookie.


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makes 6-7 dozen cookies
20 Min
10 Min


  • 1 c
    unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 c
    confectioner's sugar
  • 1 large
  • 1 tsp
    almond extract
  • 2 1/2 c
    all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 tsp
  • ·
    colored sugar crystals

How to Make Swedish Spritz Cookies


  1. Heat oven to 400 degrees F. (or lower temp if desired - bake longer if needed). Combine the flour and salt in a bowl. Beat the sugar and butter together in a large mixing bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until creamy. Beat in the egg and almond extract - mix well.
  2. With the mixer on low speed, add the flour mixture. Beat until a soft dough is formed.
  3. Place the dough in a cookie press and form cookies on an ungreased baking sheet - 1 inch apart. Chill remaining dough until needed. Sprinkle with colored sugar. Bake cookies 7 to 9 minutes or until edges just begin to brown. Cool on baking sheet 1 minute and remove. Cook completely on a wire cooling rack.

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About Swedish Spritz Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: Swedish
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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