Spritz Orange Crisps Recipe Reviews - Allrecipes.com (Pg. 2)
Reviewed: Feb. 8, 2008
Wonderful recipe! My entire family LOVES them! I've tried this recipe two other times with two different cookie presses made from plastic and neither of the presses worked at all--kept popping apart or breaking. Finally found a WONDERFUL metal SAWA Sweden cookie press at Goodwill for 99cents that works fantastic. Now we can enjoy spritz cookies year round and this recipe will be at the top of the pile!
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Reviewed: Dec. 30, 2007
Very good spritz cookies. I didn't have enough shortening so I used 2/3 cup shortening and 1/3 cup butter. They were still wonderful- also used 2 tsp of orange juice and one of orange flavoring since I didn't have orange zest- the orange flavor was still amazing- Now I'm off to dip them in chocolate!
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Reviewed: Dec. 23, 2007
This recipe was great! Very easy, and a nice hint of orange in it. We colored half the batch green, and the other red, then used the tree, wreath, and poinsettia (5-point star) molds. We also sprinkled some multi-colored sugar on the trees before baking for a nice extra touch. Would definitely make this one again!
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Home Town: Lagrange, Indiana, USA
Living In: Wheaton, Illinois, USA

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Reviewed: Dec. 21, 2005
Good, crunchy cookie, though not a lot of orange flavor. The baking time was a bit too long for my cookies - the first batch came out a bit too done. Overall, a good spritz cookie recipe to keep on hand.
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Reviewed: Dec. 11, 2005
These are pretty good. I had never made spritz cookies before, and when I found my grandmother's old cookie press sitting in the kitchen cabinet, unused, I decided to give it a try. I baked the first batch for 10 minutes--they burned to a crisp! So I reduced the cooking time to about 6 minutes, and they turned out a nice, barely golden brown. Since I had a bit of trouble adapting to the press, most of my cookies were not pretty enough to save for the Christmas platter, but my family plans to eat them anyway. I doubled the amount of orange juice and zest and used butter-flavored crisco. You can really taste the orange. Thanks for sharing.
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Reviewed: Nov. 14, 2000
This recipe seems to have too much flour in it. I had to quit blending after about 1 - 1.5 cups was blended in--leaving me quite a bit of extra.
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Reviewed: Jun. 8, 2000
It is a great recipe. Not a lot of flour taste(that's good), the orange flavor is a nice change, nice and light, and they would be great served with sherbet. I added more orange juice and a bit of water because I used a frosting bag and a large frosting tip. The taste is really good, for stronger flavor you could try using orange flavoring(don't add too much!!) instead of orange juice. I also melted a bag of chocolate chips in a doubble boiler with 3-4 TBS. of shortning and after it was melted I used some dried mint leaves (from our own garden), chopped them up very fine in the food processor and then put them through a flour sifter and then added that to the melted chocolate and half dipped the cookies. YUM!
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