With a Grateful Prayer and a Thankful Heart: Pumpkin Shape Spritz Cookies

Monday, October 12, 2009

Pumpkin Shape Spritz Cookies



Recipe that came with the Pampered Chef cookie press:

Classic Spritz Cookies

Ingredients:
1 1/2 cups (3 sticks) butter or margarine, softened (do not substitute vegetable oil spread)
1 cup sugar
1 egg
1 teaspoon vanilla
3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour (14 ounces)
Colored sugar or sprinkles (optional)
Directions:
1. Preheat oven to 375°F. In Classic Batter Bowl, beat butter on medium speed of electric mixer until creamy. Add sugar, egg and vanilla; beat well. Add flour, 1 cup at a time; mix well. Dough will be soft; do not refrigerate.
2. Fill Cookie Press, fitted with disk of your choice, with dough using Medium Scoop. Press dough onto flat Baking Stone 1 inch apart. Decorate cookies with colored sugar or sprinkles, if desired.
3. Bake 10-12 minutes or until firm but not brown. Cool 2 minutes on flat Baking Stone; remove to Stackable Cooling Rack. Repeat with remaining dough.
Yield: 6-7 dozen cookies. Nutrients per serving: (2 cookies): Calories 120, Total Fat 7 g, Sodium 70 mg, Fiber 0 g
Variation: Chocolate Spritz Cookies: Decrease flour to 3 cups. Increase sugar to 1 1/4 cups. Add 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder to flour mixture. Proceed as recipe directs.

6 comments:

Mildred said...

Very cute and they sound yummy!

crochet lady said...

I love spritz cookies, really like the pumpkin shape.

The Watts Family said...

Oh those look so wonderful~ enjoy!! I really wish I was your neighbor hehehe you would find me knocking on your door as your baking smells fill the neighborhood hehehehe!! ~Blessings Heather :D

Janice said...

So cute, hope you enjoy your cookies.

marie said...

Definitely cute!
I recently bought the Pampered Chef cookie press and now I'm inspired to try it (and the recipe)!

Anonymous said...

I have a press, but it doesn't have a pumpkin shape. Does the pampered chef press come with that? or do you just ad a small ball at the top of the other shape?

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