Prep Time: 25 minutes
Cook Time: 12 minutes
Total Time: 37 minutes
- 2-1/4 cups flour
- 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 cup butter, room temperature
- 1/2 cup margarine, room temperature
- 3/4 cup sugar
- 1 egg
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract*
- food coloring, optional
- colored sugars, red hots, sprinkles or other decors, optional
Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Extra lightly grease (spray and wipe off) cookie sheet. Load dough into cookie press according to manufacturers' directions. Press shaped dough onto cookie sheets. Sprinkle with colored sugars or other decors, if desired. Bake for 8 to 12 minutes, depending on cookie size. Cookies are done when edges are brown. Cool in pan on wire rack for 2 minutes. Remove from pans and completely cool on racks. Store in loose-lid cookie jar.
Makes 6 dozen, Butter Cookies a.k.a. Spritz Cookies, more or less depending on cookie size.