Nana's Butter Spritz Cookie for Gifting

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 28 minutes
Servings 48
Author Jenn Powell


  • 2 sticks butter softened
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 2 1/4 cup flour
  • Sprinkles non-perils, etc. for decorating


  • Heat oven to 350ºF. Beat butter and sugar in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until light and creamy (about 5 minutes) Stir in egg and vanilla extract, add dry ingredients and combine.
  • Add dough to cookie press and make the shapes that you like. Add your decorations (sprinkles, non perils, etc.)
  • Bake 8-10 minutes until edges are set, but not brown. **These cookies bake fast!
  • Cool completely.