Holiday fun: Basic Spritz Cookies

Hi all, 

Here is some more holiday fun with cookies. Check out the recipe below from the Super Shooter booklet:

1/2 Cup butter or margarine

1/4 Cup vegetable shortening 

3/4 Cup granulated sugar

1 Large egg

2 Teaspoons vanilla

2 Cups all-purpose flour

1/4 Teaspoon baking powder

1/4 Teaspoon salt

1) Place butter and shortening in a large mixing bowl. Cream together on medium high speed. 

2) Add sugar gradually. Beat until light and fluffy, about 5 minutes. 

3) Add egg and vanilla; mix well using medium speed. 

4) Combine flour, baking powder and salt in separate bowl. Add to butter/sugar mixture in three (3) additions; mixing well after each addition. Dough will be stuff. 

5) Assemble and fill Super Shooter. Plus with dough; use desired disc. 

6) Press cookies on ungreased, uncoated baking sheet.

7) Bake at 375 degrees for 10-12 minutes or until lightly brown around the edges. 

Yield: 6-7 dozen cookies







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