Cookie Press Butter Cookies

Cookie Press Butter Cookies
Claire Cohen
  • 13 mins
  • Prep: 5 mins,
  • Cook: 8 mins
  • Yield: 5 Dozen Cookies (60 servings)
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These cookie press cookies are flavored with almond or vanilla extract.

What You'll Need

  • 1/2 cup butter (room temperature)
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 1/4 cups flour (all-purpose)
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract (or vanilla extract)

How to Make It

  1. In a large mixing bowl with electric mixer, cream butter, shortening, and sugar until fluffy. Add egg; beat well. Add almond extract.
  2. Combine dry ingredients in a separate bowl, then add to creamed mixture gradually.
  3. Press cookies 1 inch apart on an ungreased cookie sheet. Bake at 350 F for about 7 to 8 minutes.
  4. Cool butter cookies on a wire rack.
  5. Decorate cookies with melted almond bark or sprinkles, if desired.

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    Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
    Calories 51
    Total Fat 4 g
    Saturated Fat 2 g
    Unsaturated Fat 1 g
    Cholesterol 20 mg
    Sodium 34 mg
    Carbohydrates 4 g
    Dietary Fiber 0 g
    Protein 1 g
    (The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)