Swedish Spritzs


"This was a cookie we always had at Christmas to celebrate a Swedish tradition."


servings 255 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 255 kcal
  • 13%
  • Fat:
  • 15.9 g
  • 24%
  • Carbs:
  • 26.6g
  • 9%
  • Protein:
  • 2 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 56 mg
  • 19%
  • Sodium:
  • 115 mg
  • 5%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Combine butter or margarine, sugar, egg, almond extract, and salt. Cream together well. Add 1 1/4 cup sifted flour. Mix thoroughly.
  2. Place dough in cookie press, and make long strips. Place on cookie sheet that has been lightly sprayed with oil.
  3. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) . Check at eight minutes. It will take at least ten minutes to cook. Bake until slightly brown. Cut into two or three inch cookies as soon as taken from the oven. If baked on an air bake cookie sheet, cooking will take a few minutes longer.
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  1. 13 Ratings


The flavor is great but the dough wasn't stiff enough to extrude properly thru the spritz machine and when cooked they flatened out. I think there was a typo in the recipe as I have a similar r...

I liked the TASTE of these cookies, but when I took them out of the oven, all the cookies combined into one VERY thin cookie, and they stuck to the sheet! Well, I suppose it was my fault. I pr...

I made the dough to take to my granddaughter to use with her cookie press. It stuck to the press and ran all over the pan into 2 big cookies--what a mess and disappointment for her-she's 6 yrs ...

Dough not nearly stiff enough...when you put cookies in oven to bake they just melt right off the sheet into one big mess...dont even waste your time making this!

I think there is an error in the amount of flour to add.

A good spritz cookie

I always make these cookies. But I use 2 C flour. That seems to work for me

They looked great BEFORE we cooked them, but when we got up from the couch to check them, they had all melted into one big cookie and was dripping of the pan. Also, they were about an eighth of ...

Recipe is wrong!! it should have FOUR cups of flower! and not to mention 1tsp. of baking powder!!!