Holiday Wreaths With Cherries Spritz Cookies for Cookie Press

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READY IN: 5hrs
YIELD: 4 dozen
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • With an electric mixer (can be done by hand, but it's a lot of work!), cream butter & cream cheese until light.
  • Add the granulated sugar to butter blend and beat until light and fluffy.
  • Beat in egg yolk, vanilla, and almond extract.
  • In a separate large mixing bowl, combine dry ingredients (flour, baking powder and salt).
  • Gradually blend in flour with creamed butter mixture.
  • Chill dough for minimum 4 hours.
  • After dough is chilled, preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Add chilled dough to cookie press, use wreath shaping disc.
  • Press cookies onto lightly greased cookie sheet or baking stone (baking stone recommended).
  • Sprinkle green decorator sugar (granulated) over cookies.
  • Add 1 cherry in middle of each wreath.
  • Bake for 12 to 15 minutes, or until slightly browned. Do not over bake
  • Let cool on wire cooling rack before serving.
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