1 Cup butter or margarine, softened
½ Cup white sugar
2 ¼ Cups All Purpose flour
½ Teaspoon salt
1 egg
1 Teaspoon almond or vanilla extract
Colored sugars, sprinkles and candies


An electric or hand cookie press is needed to form these cookies.
Heat oven to 400 degrees.

With an electric mixer, cream butter and sugar. Blend in remaining ingredients. Fill cookie press with ¼ of the cookie dough then form desired shapes on an ungreased baking sheet. Sprinkle cookies with colored sugars and sprinkles to decorate. Bake for 6 to 9 minutes until set but not brown. Remove to rack and cool completely before storing in an airtight container.

Servings: Yields 5 dozen.
Recipe Difficulty: Normal
Preparation Time: 20 Min.
Cooking Time: 45 Min.
Country: USA