Spritz Butter Cookies
2 1/2 cups of flour
1/2 tsp salt
1 cup butter (softened)
1 1/4 cups confectioners sugar
2 egg yolks
1 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
Food coloring and sugar sprinkles (optional)
Sift together flour and salt. Set aside. Cream together butter and sugar. Stir in egg yolks and vanilla extract. Gradually blend in the sifted flour. Add food coloring if desired. Fill a cookie press with dough and shot the cookies about 1 1/2 inches apart on an ungreased cookie sheet. Decorate with sugar sprinkles is desired. Bake for 6 to 8 minutes in a pre-heated 400 degree oven.
This makes approximately 36 cookies. We always double or triple the recipe.
Here is a page I made about these cookies about two years ago