Spritz Cookies Recipe

Spritz Cookies – the BEST, buttery and melt-in-your-mouth Christmas Spritz cookies ever! Super easy recipe that anyone can bake this holiday season!

Course Dessert
Cuisine Baking
Keyword Spritz Cookies
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 100 cookies
Calories 40 kcal


  • 10 oz unsalted butter, room temperature (2 1/2 sticks butter or 300 g)
  • 3 oz + 1 heaping tablespoon powdered sugar (100 g or 3/4 cup +1 tablespoon)
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons whole milk (full cream milk)
  • 3 tablespoons baking milk powder, optional
  • 11 oz all-purpose flour (310 g or 2 cups + 3 tablespoons)
  • 4 oz cornstarch (110 g or 1/2 cup + 1/3 cup)
  • holiday-themed sprinkles


  1. 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.

  2. Slowly add in the all-purpose flour and cornstarch, beat until the dough becomes soft and not stick to hands.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

Recipe Notes

Please use the metric measurements for the most precise results.

Nutrition Facts
Spritz Cookies Recipe
Amount Per Serving (100 cookies)
Calories 40 Calories from Fat 18
% Daily Value*
Fat 2g3%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 8mg3%
Sodium 7mg0%
Potassium 4mg0%
Carbohydrates 4g1%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 73IU1%
Calcium 2mg0%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.