Monday, November 22, 2010
Inside the Cookie Box-Cream Cheese Spritz Cookies
Cream Cheese Spritz Cookies
yield: 7-8 dozen
8 oz. (1 cup) unsalted butter, softened at room temperature
3 oz. cream cheese, softened at room temperature
¾ cup granulated sugar
1 large egg
½ tsp. almond extract
2 ¼ c. all-purpose flour, sifted
Food coloring, sparkling sugars or other decorations for sprinkling (optional)
1. Preheat oven to 350° F. Cream butter & cream cheese in mixing bowl, add sugar, and beat until light and fluffy.
2. Beat in egg and add almond extract and food coloring (if using). Blend in flour gradually.
3. Fill cookie press and press cookies onto parchment
4. Bake for 8-12 minutes. Cool on wire rack.
Part of the Inside The Cookie Box Holiday Edition