Cookie Press Butter Cookies

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  • 13 mins
  • Prep: 5 mins,
  • Cook: 8 mins
  • Yield: 5 Dozen Cookies
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These cookie press cookies are flavored with almond or vanilla extract.

What You'll Need

  • 1/2 cup butter, room temperature
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract or vanilla extract

How to Make It

  1. In a large mixing bowl with electric mixer, cream butter, shortening, and sugar until fluffy. Add egg; beat well. Add almond extract.
  2. Combine dry ingredients in a separate bowl, then add to creamed mixture gradually.
  3. Press cookies 1 inch apart on an ungreased cookie sheet. Bake at 350° for about 7 to 8 minutes.
  4. Cool butter cookies on a wire rack.

Makes about 5 dozen cookie press cookies.
Decorate cookies with melted almond bark or sprinkles, if desired.

 

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