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Cream Cheese Spritz Cookies

Delicious and creamy


  • 1 c butter flavored shortening
  • 1 (3 ounce) package cream cheese, softened this is a small container
  • 1 c white sugar
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp orange zest I used 1/2 tsp almond extract
  • 2 ½ c all-purpose flour
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp ground cinnamon I omitted this


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C ).

  2. In a medium bowl, cream together shortening, cream cheese, and sugar. Beat in egg yolk, vanilla, and orange zest. Continue beating until light and fluffy. Gradually stir in flour, salt, and cinnamon. Fill the cookie press, and form cookies on ungreased cookie sheet.

  3. Bake in preheated oven for 10 to 12 minutes. Remove from cookie sheet, and cool on wire racks.

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