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Swedish Almond Spritz Cookies

Swedish Almond Spritz Cookies

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Classic, delectable spritz cookies are rich with the flavors of almond and vanilla.

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 80 kcal
  • 4%
  • Fat:
  • 5 g
  • 8%
  • Carbs:
  • 7.3g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 1.1 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 4 mg
  • 1%
  • Sodium:
  • 14 mg
  • < 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 400 degrees F. Combine powdered sugar and shortening in a large bowl; beat on medium speed until light and fluffy. Beat in egg, salt, water, vanilla and almond extracts. Using a spoon, stir in flour until well mixed. Stir in ground nuts.
  2. Fit cookie press with desired template. Fill cookie press; press dough onto ungreased baking sheets. Press almond slices onto the center of the cookies, if desired.
  3. Bake 7 to 9 minutes or until set, but not brown. Cool one minute. Remove to cooling rack.
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Reviews

Josi
9
12/7/2011

Good dough consistency but kind of bland. Has a very floury taste. I would make again, but add a little more flavor/sugar.