Cookie-Press Cookies

Cookie-Press Cookies

1 1/2 C. butter, softened

1 C. white sugar

2 egg yolks

3 3/4 C. all-purpose flour

1/4 t. salt

1 T. vanilla or almond extract

2 egg whites

2 T. water

Optional decorative sugars or candies

Beat butter and sugar together until light and fluffy. Mix in egg yolks, flour, salt and vanilla. Fill cookie press with dough and shape onto ungreased cookie sheet. Brush the top of each cookie with egg whites beaten with the water. Decorate if desired.

Bake in preheated 400° F. oven; baking time will depend upon the cookie-press blade you use. (Thin cookies take 5 to 6 minutes, thick ones 8 to 15 minutes.) Cool slightly then remove from sheet with spatula.

Makes about 8 dozen.


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