Cream Cheese Spritz Cookies
These cookies are a family tradition every Christmas in my family, especially in tree or wreath form! The cream cheese gives regular spritz cookies a nice little boost.
- Serves: 4 persons
- 1cup butter, at room temperature
- 1(3 ounce) package cream cheese, at room temperature
- ½cup white sugar
- 1teaspoon vanilla extract
- 8drops green food coloring, or as desired
- 2cups all-purpose flour
Step 1Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
Step 2Cream butter and cream cheese together in a bowl using an electric mixer; add sugar and beat well. Mix in vanilla extract and food coloring. Slowly add flour and mix well to combine.
Step 3Fill a cookie press with dough and form cookies onto ungreased cookie sheets.
Step 4Bake in the preheated oven until edges are set, 8 to 10 minutes, making sure to remove at the first hint of browning.