Peppermint Spritz Christmas Cookie
"Spritz" cookie press cookie,but with a hint of peppermint flavor! They're a nice and pretty addition to any cookie tray!!We often bake other cookies while this dough is chilling,so the hour or so passes quickly!And I often make several doughs up to a wk or ahead,wrap in Saran Wrap and take it out to bake when we want!Saves time!Enjoy!
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1 c(2 sticks) butter,room temp.
1/2 cwhite sugar
1/4 tsppeppermint extract
2 1/4 cflour.can add 1 xtra tb,no more, to help make it easier to handle later
·**if desired,green and red food coloring/sprinkles to decorate
How to Make Peppermint Spritz Christmas Cookie
- Cream butter,gradually add in sugar and continue beating until blended.Beat in the egg and the extract.Mix all together.
- Gradually add flour to the creamed mixture.Add food coloring if you wish(sometimes I separate dough into halves and make half one color and one half another)or can leave as is and just sprinkle w colored sugar.
- Chill in frig at least 1 hour.
Oven to 350 degrees when you are ready to bake them.
- Remove from frig.
Using a cookie press,place the cookies on an ungreased cookie sheet.
Decorate as desired.
Bake for 8-10 min's **watching after 8 min** as they brown quickly.