Spritz Cookies

Spritz Cookies

A typed vintage recipe for Spritz Cookies for a Mirro cooky press; make these Spritz cookies with shortening, sugar, egg, baking powder, salt, almond extract, and flour. Press dough with a cookie press, onto an ungreased cookie sheet and bake for 10-12 minutes at 400-degrees.
A typed vintage recipe for Spritz Cookies


1 cup shortening
3/4 cup sugar
1 egg
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
Dash of salt
1 teaspoon almond extract
2 1/4 cups sifted all-purpose flour


  1. Cream shortening, add in sugar gradually. 
  2. Add egg, unbeaten; beat well.
  3. Add sifted dry ingredients, and extract.
  4. Fill a Mirro cooky press. Form cookies on ungreased cookie sheets. Bake 10-12 minutes at 400-degrees. 

Yield - about 5 dozen. 

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