Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 12 mins

A holiday favorite. For a delicious version, add 2 tsp. cinnamon to the recipe. There was a note to the recipe to add slightly more salt, this is probably a personal preference.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. Cream shortening, adding sugar gradually.
  3. Add egg, sifted dry ingredients, flavoring, and a few drops of food coloring, if using. Mix well.
  4. Fill a cookie press and form cookies onto ungreased cookie sheets, Decorate as desired. Bake for 10-12 minutes.