Lemon Spritz Cookies

Spritz Cookies
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  • 22 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins,
  • Cook: 12 mins
  • Yield: 50-60 cookies (50-60 servings)

These cookie press cookies are made with fresh lemon juice and zest. Sprinkle the cookies with yellow colored sugar before baking to make them more festive.

What You'll Need

  • 1 1/2 sticks unsalted butter (6 ounces, softened)
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice (room temperature)
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 2 cups/9 ounces all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup/3 1/2 ounces powdered sugar (sifted)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven at 350 F.
  2. Grease a cookie sheet or line it with parchment paper.
  3. In a mixing bowl, combine the butter, lemon juice, and lemon peel.
  4. In another mixing bowl, combine the flour, sugar, and salt.
  5. Mix wet ingredients with dry ingredients just until moistened.
  6. Spoon dough into a cookie press with a fitted template of the desired shape.
  7. Press cookies 2 inches apart onto prepared baking sheets.
  8. Bake 10 to 12 minutes, or until golden brown.

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