Cream Cheese Spritz Cookies

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Total Time
20 mins
15 mins

I got this recipe from the book entitled The Spirit of Christmas. Originally my mom had this recipe and it was a holiday staple in our house for years.

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  1. Cream shortening and cream cheese.
  2. Gradually add sugar and mix well.
  3. Beat in egg yolk and vanilla.
  4. Sift flour with salt and cinnamon; gradually add to cream mixture.
  5. Add food coloring if desired.
  6. Fill cookie press and form cookies on ungreased cookie sheets.
  7. Bake in a preheated 350 degree oven for 12-15 minutes.
  8. Cool before removing from baking dish.