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Almond Cream Spritz

Love spritz cookies at Christmastime? Try this version featuring almond-flavored dough. Sprinkle them with colored sugar for the holidays or chopped almonds for everyday cookies. —Jo-Anne Cooper, Camrose, Alberta
  • Total Time
    Prep: 25 min. + chilling Bake: 10 min./batch
  • Makes
    about 3 dozen

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 3 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • Colored sugar or finely chopped almonds

Directions

  • Cream butter, cream cheese and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in extracts. Gradually beat in flour. Refrigerate, covered, 30 minutes.
  • Preheat oven to 375°. Using a cookie press fitted with a disk of your choice, press dough 2 in. apart onto ungreased baking sheets. Sprinkle with colored sugar.
  • Bake until set, 8-10 minutes. Cool on pans 1 minute. Remove to wire racks to cool.
Nutrition Facts
1 cookie: 90 calories, 6g fat (4g saturated fat), 16mg cholesterol, 48mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.
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