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Betty Crocker Classic Spritz Cookies

Buttery, crisp and delicious. It is hard to go wrong with the classic Spritz Cookie, recipe courtesy of Betty Crocker.

The original recipe notes that you can use either almond or vanilla for flavoring, but we only use vanilla, as the almond can be overpowering.

Betty Crocker Classic Spritz Cookies

Decorate with cherries, colored sugar and the like. We also decorated with Very Very Strawberry Flavored Sugar from King Arthur Flour which tasted fantastic. So festive and pretty. Enjoy!

Betty Crocker Classic Spritz Cookies
Betty Crocker Classic Spritz Cookies

Betty Crocker Classic Spritz Cookies

A holiday cookie classic -Better Crocker Spritz Cookies are buttery and delicious. Top with your favorite colors of sanding sugar or even with flavored sugars for a new twist on an old favorite!
4.34 from 3 votes
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 28 minutes
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 72 cookies
Calories 43 kcal


  • Parchment Paper Sheets
  • Baking Sheet
  • Cookie Press


  • 1 cup butter softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla
  • food coloring if using
  • colored sanding sugar for garnish


  • Heat oven to 400ºF. Beat butter and sugar in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed, or mix with spoon. Stir in flour, salt, egg, vanilla and a few drops of food color (if using).
  • Place dough in cookie press. Form desired shapes on parchment lined cookie sheet. Sprinkle with colored sanding sugar before baking.
  • Bake 5 to 8 minutes or until set but not brown. Immediately remove from cookie sheet to wire rack.


Calories: 43kcalCarbohydrates: 4gProtein: 1gFat: 3gSaturated Fat: 2gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 9mgSodium: 32mgPotassium: 6mgFiber: 1gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 82IUCalcium: 2mgIron: 1mg
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Recipe from Betty Crocker.

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