Cookbook:Spritzgeback (German Spritz Butter Cookies)

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Spritzgeback (German Spritz Butter Cookies)
Category Dessert recipes
Servings 2

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Spritzgebäck is a type of German cookie.


For 4–6 dozen cookies.


  1. Beat butter and sugar until light.
  2. Beat in egg, egg yolk and extract.
  3. Sift flour, salt, and baking powder; gradually add flour mixture to eggs.
  4. Chill dough for ½ hour.
  5. Press ¼ of the dough into a cookie press.
  6. Keep remaining dough chilled.
  7. Shape cookies onto a greased baking sheet.
  8. Bake in oven at 400°F for 7 to 10 minutes or until done.
  9. Cool on wire racks and store in airtight tins.