Christmas Trees - Cookie Press Recipe

by Connie Taylor, Cookie Club Member

Recipe Courtesy of www.CookieClubRecipes.com


Category: Desserts, Cookies

Prep Time: 20 Minutes

Level: Baking Experience Helpful

Yield: 6 Dozen Cookies


This is a favorite of our family. I make these every Christmas, and other shapes at other times of the year.


Ingredients:


1 c. shortening

3/4 c. sugar

1 egg

2 and 1/4 c. sifted all-purpose flour

1/8 tsp. salt

1/4 tsp. baking powder

1 tsp. almond extract

Green food coloring (for Christmas tree cookies)


Directions:


Cream shortening and sugar. Add unbeaten egg, sifted dry ingredients, flavoring and coloring. Mix well. Use a cookie press, to press shapes onto a cookie sheet. Decorate as desired. 


Bake at 400 degrees for 10-12 minutes.


Enjoy!


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