Dolores Miller's World Famous Press Christmas Cookies
Preparation: 10 min.
Cooking: 10 min.
Total: 20 min.
- 2 1/2 Cup all purpose flour , sifted
- 1/4 tsp baking powder
- 1/4 tsp salt
- 1/2 Lb butter , refrigerated (not room temperature)
- 3/4 Cup sugar
- 1 eggs
- 1 tsp almond extract , or vanilla or lemon extract
- cookie pastry presses
Sift first three ingredients together and set aside. In a separate bowl, cream refrigerated butter. Gradually add sugar. Beat in the egg and add almond extract. Gradually blend in dry ingredients. Fill cookie press. Form cookies on ungreased cookie sheet. Optional: decorate as desired with red sugar, green sugar, miniature chocolate drops, spinkles, or nuts. Bake 10 to 12 minutes at 375 ℉ (until edges begin to brown). Let cool. Yields about 6 dozen.