Spritz Cookies

I have had these Christmas cookies ever since I can remember. It would just not be Christmas without them. And I know everyone in my family agrees!

Spritz Cookies

Spritz Cookies

Mom’s Spritz Cookies

1 c. vegetable shortning
3/4 c. sugar
1 egg
2-1/4 c. sifted all-purpose flour
1/2 tsp. baking powder
dash salt
1 tsp almond extract

Heat oven to 375° F. Cream shortening; gradually add sugar. Add egg; beat well. Add dry ingredients & extract. Color with a little green good coloring (or any other color, if desired). Put in a cookie press and press onto an ungreased cookie sheet and decorated with nonpareils if desired.  Bake at 375° F for 10-12 minutes. Watch these cookies while cooking as you do not want to  brown.

Spritz Cookies

Spritz Cookies

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