Perfect Spritz Cookies

What is a Spritz Cookie?

A spritz cookie is a pressed sugar cookie, similar to shortbread cookies, made by pushing soft dough through a cookie press to create fancy designs.

What You'll Need

You'll only need a few simple ingredients to make this easy recipe. Let's round them up and get started!

Make the Dough

Mix butter, powdered sugar, egg, almond extract, salt, and flour in a stand mixer bowl. 

Press the Dough

Place about 1 cup of dough into a cookie press and press the cookies onto a baking sheet.


Arrange the cookies about 1 inch apart and bake for 6-7 minutes. Then transfer to a wire rack to cool.


Whisk together the powdered sugar and milk. Dip the tops of each cookie into the glaze. Sprinkle if desired.


Allow the cookies to set completely before storing.

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