Grandma's Spritz

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Debbie Sue

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@DSNjustpinchme

This is my husband's grandmother's recipe. A very old recipe. Grandma always baked plenty of Spritz for Thanksgiving and Christmas.

Grandma was born in the late 1800's in Sweden. She was a wonderful baker.

This is a very stiff cookie dough. Also a very fragile cookie when baked. I always let them set a minute or two on the cookie tray when they come out of the oven.
I think this helps.

I hope you enjoy these cookies as much as our family .

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
bunches
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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  • 1 1/4 c
    sugar
  • 2 c
    butter, softened
  • 3
    egg yolks
  • 4 1/2 c
    sifted flour
  • 2 tsp
    almond extract

How to Make Grandma's Spritz

Step-by-Step

  1. Cream butter. Gradually add sugar and mix well.
  2. Beat in the egg yolks and the almond extract.
  3. Gradually add the sifted flour.
  4. Place in a cookie press.
  5. Arrange similar size shapes on cookie sheet.
  6. Bake at 350 degrees for 8 to 10 minutes, depending on your oven.

    (I have heavy cookie sheets, and in my oven, I bake for 12 minutes.)
  7. DO NOT OVER COOK. Bake until lightly golden on the edges.
  8. **** In Swedish tradition, form S's and O's with the star shape in your cookie press.

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About Grandma's Spritz

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: Swedish
Other Tags: For Kids, Heirloom




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