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Old 12-07-2011, 11:22 PM   #27
gabalot
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Mmmmmm! Sounds similar to the p.b. Austrian Sprtiz I used to put through my cookie press. I so fondly remember, especially at Christmas, my sweet G'ma Jahnke turning that hand-cranked cookie press a ba-zillion times, to make us 100s of delightful Spritz cookies. That's love! TFS this mmmm sounding recipe.

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Originally Posted by Missro View Post
What a great idea Cindy!! My recipe is meant to be used in a cookie press but you can also make the dough and take a rounded teaspoon full (not an actual measuring spoon…a small kitchen spoon!), gently roll into a ball, place on baking sheet and smoosh to a flat round with the bottom of a glass. These cookies have a delicious flavor and wonderful texture! It has been a family favorite for years! Enjoy!!

Velvet Cookies

1 cup softened butter
2 tbls peanut butter
1 cup confectioner’s sugar
1 egg
1 tsp vanilla extract
½ tsp almond extract
2 cups flour
½ tsp baking powder
¼ tsp sale

Cream the butter and peanut butter together. Gradually add sugar and cream well. Add unbeaten egg and extracts. Combine flour, baking powder and salt and add to cream mixture a little at a time. Fill cookie press and form cookies on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake @ 375 for 8 – 10 mins.
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