Sparkly Meltaway Spritz Cookies


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This is my new favorite, and super easy Christmas cookie! So light and buttery, they simply melt in your mouth. Topped with sparkly hand colored sugar and delicate frosting, these bite size cookies will be sure to get you on the “nice” list! 🎅🏻

Sparkly Meltaway Spritz Cookies

1 cup butter, at room temperature
1/2 cup powdered sugar
1/2 tsp vanilla
1/2 cup corn starch
1 1/4 cups flour

Frosting
Hand crafted sprinkles

Heat oven to 350 degrees

With an electric mixer, beat butter. Add powdered sugar and beat again, scraping down the sides as necessary. Add vanilla, and mix thoroughly. Add cornstarch and flour, and mix on low. Blend well.

Place dough into cookie press and press close together onto cookie sheet. Bake for 12-14 minutes. Glaze with frosting. Sprinkle with

Vanilla Frosting:

1/2 cup butter, room temperature
4 cups powdered sugar
1/4 cup milk
1 tsp vanilla

With an electric mixer, beat butter and 2 cups of the sugar until smooth.
Add vanilla, beat on high. Add remaining sugar and beat until light and fluffy.

To ice, thin if desired with a teaspoon or so of milk, or water to desired consistency.

Hand crafted sprinkles:

White sanding sugar
Dry powder food coloring

Place sanding sugar into a small container or small ziploc bag. Add a very small amount to sugar, and shake to color. Add additional color or sugar to achieve desired results.

Recipes by Amy Richardson

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