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Cookie Press Recipe

Course christmas cookies

Ingredients

  • 3 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 1/2 cups butter softened by leaving on counter overnight
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract

Instructions

  1. Sift flour and baking powder, set aside. Beat butter and sugar until very creamy. Stir together egg, milk and the extracts, beat into the creamed butter mixture. Slowly beat in flour mixture.
  2. Fill cookie press with the dough and press out cookies onto a cookie sheet lined with parchment paper.
  3. Bake 10-12 minutes until edges are a light brown.
  4. Decorate as desired.
  5. ** Optional substitutions**
  6. Substitute 1/2 a cup of the white flour with 1/2 cup of kamut flour.
  7. Reduce white flour by 1/4 cup and add 1/4 cup finely ground hazelnuts.