Spooky Sparkly 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
Large crystal sugar, black and silver
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 and sprinkle with crystal sugar while still warm.
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.
Recipes by Amy Richardson