Spritz Cookies – the BEST, buttery and melt-in-your-mouth Christmas Spritz cookies ever! Super easy recipe that anyone can bake this holiday season!
In a large bowl, using a handheld mixer or a stand mixer fitted with a paddle attachment, cream butter with sugar, egg yolk, salt and vanilla extract until fluffy. Add in the milk, baking milk powder (if using) and mix well.
Slowly add in the all-purpose flour and cornstarch, beat until the dough becomes soft and not stick to hands.
Preheat the oven to 350 degree Fahrenheit. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper or silplat. Cover the dough with a plastic wrap and chill in the refrigerator for 30 minutes.
Transfer the cookie dough to a cooking press, following the instructions of your cookie press. Choose a festive disk, such as a Christmas tree. Punch out the cookies on the prepared baking sheet, about 1 inch apart between cookies. Add sprinkles on top of the cookies. Place the cookies on the prepared baking sheets and bake for 15 minutes, or until cookies are turn very light brown in color and the inside is cooked through. Cool the cookies on rack. Keep in an air-tight containers for storing.
Please use the metric measurements for the most precise results.