Spritz Cookie Cream Cheese

Spritz Cookie Recipe

Cream Cheese Spritz Cookies are a classic Christmas cookie recipe!  Using a cookie press, you can choose different shapes. Spritz cookies are buttery, not overly sweet and have a light crunch. 

– 1 cup softened butter – 1 (3oz) package softened cream cheese – 1 cup sugar – 1 egg yolk – 1 teaspoon vanilla extract – 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest – 2 1/2 cups flour – 1/2 teaspoon salt

Cookie Spritz Recipes

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. 2. Cream butter and cream cheese together. I use a mixer to get it as smooth as possible. 3. Add sugar, mixing until light and fluffy. 4. Add egg yolk, vanilla, and lemon peel and mix well. 5. Gradually add flour and salt to cream together. 6. Shape dough into small logs to place into cookie press. 7. Press onto an ungreased cookie sheet or line with a baking mat. 8. If you're having difficulty with the shapes, try chilling your dough for about 30 min before pressing. 9. Baking time is 12 min.

Recipe for Cream Cheese Spritz Cookies

Cream Cheese  Spritz Cookies

Spritz cookies are easy to decorate with sprinkles, or you can separate the dough and add food coloring for different colored cookies.