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Christmas tree spritz cookies

Christmas Tree Spritz Cookies

These traditional spritz cookies are filled with nutella and sprinkled with gold sugar
Prep Time 40 mins
Cook Time 7 mins
Total Time 47 mins
Course Kitchen
Cuisine American
Servings 20 people
Calories 301 kcal

Equipment

  • Electric mixer with beaters
  • Home Decor
  • Measuring cups and spoons
  • spatula
  • Wilton Cookie press with tree disk

Ingredients
  

  • cup unsalted butter room temperature
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 tablespoon 2% milk
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • cups all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • cup nutella
  • gold sugar

Instructions
 

Spritz Tree Cookies

  • Preheat oven to 375°. Cream the butter and sugar together until light and fluffy. Beat in the egg, milk and extracts. In a separate bowl, whisk flour and baking powder; gradually beat into cream mixture.
  • Using a cookie press fitted with the tree disk, press the dough 2 in apart onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake until set, about 7-8 minutes (oven temps vary). Remove to wire racks to cool completely.
  • Spread nutella on the bottoms of half of the cookies and top with the remaining cookies. Sprinkle the tops with gold sugar. Store in airtight container.

Notes

  • Store in an airtight container for 5 days in the fridge
  • Freeze for up to a month

Nutrition

Serving: 20peopleCalories: 301kcalCarbohydrates: 33gProtein: 3gFat: 17gSaturated Fat: 12gCholesterol: 47mgSodium: 155mgPotassium: 74mgFiber: 1gSugar: 16gVitamin A: 441IUCalcium: 35mgIron: 2mg
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