Swedish spritz

Yield: 6 servings

Measure Ingredient
2 cups All-purpose flour
½ teaspoon Baking powder
¼ teaspoon Salt
1 cup Butter, softened (not oleo)
¾ cup Granulated sugar
1 large Egg
½ teaspoon Almond or vanilla extract

colored sugar for decoration

Combine flour, baking powder and salt in small bowl. Beat butter and sugar in large mixer bowl at medium speed until light and fluffy.

Beat in egg and extract. At low speed, gradually beat in dry ingredients.

Preheat oven to 375. Attach desired tip to cookie press; fill with half the dough and press about 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheets. Sprinkle with colored sugar. Bake 8-10 minutes, just until edges are lightly golden. Cool on wire racks. Repeat with remaining dough. Decorate as desired. Makes 6½ dozen.

Per cookie: 40 calories, 2 gm total fat, 1 gm saturated fat, 9 mg cholesterol, 35 mg sodium, 4 gm carbohydrates, 0 gm protein.

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