How to Bake Spritz Cookies-German Christmas Cookies🇩🇪🎄

They came from Germany and became the Christmas cookies of the French Alsace. Also they are very popular in the Scandinavian countries. The dough for these cookies should be soft enough to squeeze➡️

How to Bake Spritz Cookies-German Christmas Cookies🇩🇪🎄 Recipe
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⬅️and they should keep their form when baked. So, if you are making them for the first time here are few tips and precautions. Distribute the dough on a cold baking sheet. Do not grease the baking ➡️

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⬅️sheet. Free the cookies before baking. Experiment with your oven to get the desired result.

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Ingredients

Ingredients

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Cream butter

Cream butter

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Add sugar bit by bit and cream together. And while you continue to beat the butter and sugar add the 4 following➡️

Add sugar bit by bit and cream together. And while you continue to beat the butter and sugar add the 4 following➡️

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Grate and add zest

Grate and add zest

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Add 1 tsp vanilla extract

Add 1 tsp vanilla extract

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Add 2 drops of almond extract or more.. Mine is very strong

Add 2 drops of almond extract or more.. Mine is very strong

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Add the egg lightly beaten

Add the egg lightly beaten

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Sift the flour over the butter mixture and fold in

Sift the flour over the butter mixture and fold in

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Add the almond powder

Add the almond powder

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Form them either through a cookie press or bakers bag using the star tip

Form them either through a cookie press or bakers bag using the star tip

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Few interesting forms. Experimenting with my new cookie distributor. It is very nice when there are children.

Few interesting forms. Experimenting with my new cookie distributor. It is very nice when there are children.

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But I prefer the pastry bag. And baked in a preheated oven 180C. I like that the star has caramel edges.

But I prefer the pastry bag. And baked in a preheated oven 180C. I like that the star has caramel edges.

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Baked at 170C for 12 mins

Baked at 170C for 12 mins

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Baked at 180C for 10 mins

Baked at 180C for 10 mins

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