Christmas Spritz Cookies - snowman, snowflakes, trees, holly, reindeer, and candy canes
Christmas Spritz Cookies
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
30 mins
Use a classic spritz cookie recipe to make snowmen, snowflakes, candy canes, Christmas trees, reindeer and more. This recipe is adapted from
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Christmas
Keyword: christmas dessert, spritz cookies
Servings: 7 -8 dozen
Author: Beth Jackson Klosterboer
  • Cookies:
  • 3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 1/2 cups butter softened
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3/4 teaspoon almond extract or peppermint extract
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Stir together the flour and baking powder.
  3. Beat butter and sugar together until light and fluffy.
  4. Add egg, milk, vanilla, and almond or peppermint extract and beat until combined.
  5. Add the flour mixture and mix just until blended.
  6. Fill the cookie press with dough and press cookies out onto a cookie sheet.
  7. Bake for 10-12 minutes until the bottoms of the cookies turn light golden brown.
  8. Remove and allow to cool on a cooling rack.
  9. Decorate with candy melts, sprinkles, and crushed candy canes.