swedish-almond-spritz-cookies

Swedish Almond Spritz Cookies

Prep Time:
30 min

Cook Time:
10 Min

Servings:
8 Servings

Difficulty:
Moderate

Prep Time:
30 min

Cook Time:
10 Min

Servings:
8 Servings

Difficulty:
Moderate

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 C. powdered sugar
  • 1 C. Crisco® Butter Flavor All-Vegetable Shortening
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 2 tbsps. water
  • 3/4 tsp. Spice Islands® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 1/2 tsp. Spice Islands® Pure Almond Extract
  • 2 1/4 C. all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 C. finely ground blanched almonds
  • Sliced almonds

DIRECTIONS

  1. HEAT oven to 400ºF. Combine powdered sugar and shortening in a large bowl; beat on medium speed until light and fluffy. Beat in egg, salt, water, vanilla and Spice Islands® Pure 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.
  4. If dough becomes too soft, refrigerate about 5 minutes or until firm.

Nutrition

Serving size
(1 cookie)

  • Calories 40
  • Calories from Fat20g
  • Total Fat 2g
  • Saturated Fat 0g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 0mg
  • Sodium 5mg
  • Potassium 0mg
  • Total Carbohydrates 4g
  • Dietary Fiber 0g
  • Sugars 1g
  • Protein 0g
  • Vitamin A 0%
  • Vitamin C 0%
  • Vitamin D 0%
  • Calcium 0%
  • Thiamin 0%
  • Niacin 0%
  • Zinc 0%
  • Riboflavin 0%
  • Iron 0%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet