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Scandinavian Spritz Stars

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Plugrá unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 1/2 cups flour
  • Food coloring (optional)

Prep Time:

20 min

Cook Time:

8 min

Serves:

12

You'll be the star of the show when you show up at the party with these delectable cookies. Use high quality European Style Plugrá butter for best results.

Foodie Byte: These cookies make great hostess gifts during the holiday season.

Preparation

  1. Preheat the oven to 350ºF.
  2. Combine butter and sugar in a mixing bowl and beat on medium speed till light and fluffy.
  3. Add the egg, vanilla and almond extract and salt. Add flour 1/4 cup at a time until well blended.
  4. At this time, if you want different colored cookies, divide the dough and add food coloring to each divided piece.
  5. Fill the cookie press with the dough. Press out the dough onto a parchment lined cookie sheet about 1 inch apart. You can sprinkle the cookie dough with sugar or decorations now.
  6. Bake for 8-10 minutes or just until the edges start browning. Remove to a cooling rack.