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Spritzgeback (spritz Cookies)

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Servings: 10
Categories: Cookies / Desserts

1  cup  Butter, (No Margarine)
2/3  cup  Confectioners' Sugar
1  each  Egg, Large
1  each  Egg Yolk, Large
1  teaspoon  Almond Or Lemon Extract
2 1/4  cups  Flour; Unbleached, Unsifted
1/4  teaspoon  Salt
1/2  teaspoon  Baking Powder

Beat butter and sugar until light. Beat in egg, egg yolk and extract. Sift flour, salt, and baking powder; gradually add flour mixture to eggs. Chill dough 1/2 hour. Press 1/4 of the dough into a cookie press. Keep remaining dough chilled. Shape cookies onto a greased baking sheet. Bake in 400 degrees F. oven for 7 to 10 minutes or until done. Cool on wire racks and store in airtight tins. Makes 4 to 6 dozen cookies.

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