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Christmas Spritz Cookies

Traditional spritz cookies are a holiday favorite. These cookies are easy to make, and they're always a hit with friends and family. You'll love the sweet and buttery flavor of these cookies!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time12 mins
Total Time22 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Spritz Cookies
Servings: 24 cookies
Author: Jill


  • 1 C unsalted butter softened
  • 1 1/4 C powdered sugar
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp pure almond extract
  • 2 1/2 C flour
  • 1 Cookie Press
  • Leaf Green and Forest Green gel food coloring
  • Christmas Sprinkles


  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and line two cookie sheets with parchment paper
  • Using a large bowl or standing mixer, cream the butter, powdered sugar, and salt until light and fluffy
  • Beat in the egg, vanilla, and almond extract
  • Gradually beat in the flour until combined
  • Divide the dough into three bowls
  • In one bowl, mix in a few drops of leaf green gel food coloring
  • In the second bowl, mix in a few drops of forest green gel food coloring
  • Leave the third bowl of dough as is
  • If you have never used a cookie press before, follow the directions on the back of the cookie press box
  • Once your cookies are pressed onto the cookie sheets, add the Christmas sprinkles on top
  • Bake in the oven for 8-12 minutes or until the cookies look baked
  • Allow the cookies to cool before removing them from the trays and enjoying!