Meg + Matcha

Almond Spritz Cookies

Buttery and soft classic Christmas cookies made into Holiday shapes with a cookie press.

Christmas cookie season is here and these bite sized German spritz cookies are perfect to make for cookie exchanges or holiday parties. They're made into festive shapes with a cookie press.


Unsalted butter, granulated sugar, egg, vanilla extract, almond extract, all purpose flour, and salt.

Cream the butter and sugar together on medium-high speed until light and fluffy. Then add the egg, vanilla, and almond and beat on medium-high until fully combined.

Step 1

Gradually mix in the flour and salt on low speed until fully combined. Add a few drops of food coloring to the dough if desired.

Step 2

Fit your cookie press with a decorative metal plate according to the manufacturer’s directions. Scoop some cookie dough into the cookie press.

Step 3

Press the cookies out onto the baking sheet and add sprinkles if desired. Bake each cookie sheet for 7-10 minutes at 350F until the cookie edges are slightly golden.

Step 4

Allow the cookies to cool on the tray before transferring to a wire rack and enjoy! Want to make these? Check out the full recipe at:

Easy and delicious sweets and snacks with a healthy twist.