Heat oven to 400°F.
Combine butter, sugar, egg and almond extract in bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy. Add flour and salt; beat at low speed until well mixed.
Divide and tint dough, if desired. (If dough is too soft, chill for easier handling.)
Fit cookie press with desired template. Fill with dough. Press dough into desired shapes 1 inch apart onto ungreased cookie sheet. Sprinkle with decorator sugar. Bake 8-14 minutes or until edges of cookies are very lightly browned. .
*Substitute 2 teaspoons vanilla or lemon extract.
For green or pink cookies, add 3 to 4 drops green or red food color.