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5 from 1 vote

Melt in Your Mouth Spritz Cookies

These are the best spritz cookies. They are so light and flavorful. They melt in your mouth. Plus, they are great for gift giving since they hold up well when shipped.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time4 mins
Course: cookies, Dessert
Cuisine: American
Calories: 97kcal
Author: Shelly



  • 1 1/2 cups Butter
  • 3 1/2 cups Flour
  • 1 teaspoon Baking Powder
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 1 Egg
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla
  • 1/4 teaspoon Almond Extract


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  • In a large bowl add the butter and beat the butter with an electric mixer for about 1 minute.
  • Add the sugar, egg, baking powder, vanilla, almond extract, and 1 cup of flour.
  • Beat until well combined.
  • Add the remaining flour and beat in.
  • Place dough in a cookie press, press onto an ungreased cookie sheet. Sprinkle with sprinkles if desired.
  • Bake for 8-10 minutes until cookies are set, but not brown.
  • Let the cookies stand on the baking sheet 1-2 minutes then remove to a rack to cool.
  • Store in an airtight container.



If you don't want your spritz cookies to spread omit the baking powder.
The baking powder adds a bit of lightness to these cookies.


Serving: 2cookies | Calories: 97kcal | Carbohydrates: 10.8g | Protein: 1.1g | Fat: 5.7g