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Spritz Cookies

Spritz Cookies

Easy Scandinavian spritz cookie recipe that is buttery rich and can easily be flavored with almond or lemon. The cookie is pressed into a variety of designs using a spritz cookie press.

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1 hr
Prep Time
1 hr 40 min
Total Time



1 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, softened

2/3 cup sugar

1 large Land O Lakes® Egg

1 teaspoon almond extract  

2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour

1/2 teaspoon salt


Food color, if desired

Decorator sugar


 *Substitute 2 teaspoons vanilla or lemon extract.

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 400°F.

  2. STEP 2

    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.

  3. STEP 3

    Divide and tint dough, if desired. (If dough is too soft, chill for easier handling.)

  4. STEP 4

    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 6-8 minutes or until edges of cookies are very lightly browned.

Tip #1

For green or pink cookies, add 3 to 4 drops green or red food color.

Nutrition (1 cookie)

45 Calories
2.5 Fat (g)
10 Cholesterol (mg)
35 Sodium (mg)
5 Carbohydrates (g)
0 Dietary Fiber
<1 Protein (g)
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