Easy Cream Cheese Spritz Cookies

Easy Cream Cheese Spritz Cookies Recipe - made with a cookie press, soft, buttery, sweet and delicious! Very easy to make with minimal effort, perfect for the holidays or a party!

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INGREDIENTS

– 1 cup butter — unsalted, cold, cubed – 3 oz cream cheese — softened – 1 cup sugar – 1 egg yolk – 2 tsp vanilla extract — or vanilla bean paste – 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour – 1/4 tsp salt – holiday sprinkles, colored sugars — optiona;

Step 1

Preheat oven to 350F. In a bowl, cream together butter and cream cheese. Add sugar, beat to incorporate. Add egg yolk and beat until light and fluffy. Add vanilla and beat to combine.

Step 2

In a separate bowl combine flour and salt. Add flour gradually to the butter mixture and beat until incorporated.

Step 3

Place the dough (you'll need to work in batches) in the cookie press with the desired disk. Press dough out onto clean, ungreased cookie sheet. (Do not cover the baking sheet with parchment, wax paper or aluminum foil)! Sprinkle cookies with holiday sprinkles (optional).

Step 4

Bake for 13-15 minutes, until golden brown on the edges, rotating the sheets once halfway through (be careful not to burn them!).

Step 5

Remove from the oven and let cookies cool for 5-7 minutes, then transfer to a cooling rack or a platter.

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