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[Cookie Elf] 12 Days of Easy Christmas Cookies #5 - Vanilla Press Cookies, Better Than a Bakery
December 01, 2017
Dear Cookie Elf reader,

Welcome back to The Cookie Elf File! Now as the holidays get close it’s time for our traditional 12 Days of Easy Christmas Cookies recipes.

Everybody thinks you got them at a bakery but the surprise is they’re easy! Make your own Vanilla Press Cookies - and you’ll be the sensation of the season. Enjoy!

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Feature: 12 Days of Easy Christmas Cookies #5 - Vanilla Press Cookies, Better Than a Bakery

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Vanilla Press Cookies - sometimes called “spritz” – are made from a buttery dough pushed through a cookie press to form the cookies.

You can change the cookie press disks to produce different cookie shapes, depending on the season or occasion. Yes, most cookie presses come with tree-shaped disks that are perfect for making Christmas trees. Add a drop or two or three of green food coloring and sprinkle the cookies with nonpareils or decos.

If you’ve never made press cookies before, try them. They’re a lot easier to make than you may think when you use these tips. A cookie press (sometimes called a cookie gun) can be inexpensive and you’ll use it for years.

Prep time: 20-30 minutes
Bake time: 6 minutes
Makes about 5-6 dozen cookies

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That’s it for now. See you next time!

Happy baking,

Kathy, The Cookie Elf

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