Pressed Cookies Brown Sugar Spritz Cookies

posted by Marlen 12-17-100 6:28 AM

Brown Sugar Spritz Cookies

1 cup butter
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 egg
1/2 teaspoon finely shredded lemon peel
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
2-2/3 cups all-purpose flour

Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.

Beat butter in a large mixing bowl with an electric mixer on medium speed for 30 seconds. Add brown sugar and baking powder and beat well. Add egg, lemon peel, and vanilla. Beat until well combined. Beat in as much flour as you can. Stir in any remaining flour with a wooden spoon. Do not chill dough.

Pack dough into a cookie press. Force dough through press onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake in a 375 F. oven for 9 to 10 minutes or until edges of cookies are firm but not brown. Remove cookies and cool on wire racks.

Makes 70 to 80.

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