Lemon Spritz Cookies

Spritz Cookies
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Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 12 mins
Total: 22 mins
Servings: 50 to 60 servings
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
45 Calories
3g Fat
5g Carbs
0g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 50 to 60
Amount per serving
Calories 45
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3g 4%
Saturated Fat 2g 8%
Cholesterol 6mg 2%
Sodium 60mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 5g 2%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Protein 0g
Calcium 9mg 1%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

These cookie press cookies are made with fresh lemon juice and zest. Sprinkle the cookies with yellow colored sugar before baking to make them more festive.


  • 1 1/2 sticks unsalted butter (6 ounces, softened)
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice (room temperature)
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 2 cups/9 ounces all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup/3 1/2 ounces powdered sugar (sifted)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Steps to Make It

  1. Preheat oven at 350 F.

  2. Grease a cookie sheet or line it with parchment paper.

  3. In a mixing bowl, combine the butter, lemon juice, and lemon peel.

  4. In another mixing bowl, combine the flour, sugar, and salt.

  5. Mix wet ingredients with dry ingredients just until moistened.

  6. Spoon dough into a cookie press with a fitted template of the desired shape.

  7. Press cookies 2 inches apart onto prepared baking sheets.

  8. Bake 10 to 12 minutes, or until golden brown.