Recipe by Barb
"Orange flavored spritz cookies. Try sandwiching them together with melted chocolate."
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packed brown sugar
2 1/2 cups
sifted all-purpose flour
I got snowed in this weekend so i spent it baking christmas cookies.. i ran out of butter on saturday and only had shortening left, so i found this recipe and wow.. it is a keeper!! I made spritz cookies and the dough was sooooo delicious that i tried it for sugar cookie cutouts as well. They turned out great!! Thanks, Barb, this is a great recipe!!
Made recipe exactly as described, even used shortening, though I prefer butter. Would not go through my spritzer, very crumbly and dry. Had to roll into balls, flatten and bake. Orange flavor was pleasant but texture was not.
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!
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!
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!
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.
These were excellent! I used a mix of cake flour and all purpose, sifted together as directed. They came out great. Mine were done after 8 minutes...I did burn a batch but they're still good burnt! My plastic gun worked okay, just make sure to grease the plates. If you don't have a cookie press or gun roll them into 1" balls like for peanut butter cookies and press them down with a sugared glass or your hand. I chilled half the dough and they came out puffier than the non chilled cookies.
This is an excellent recipe- the cookies have just the right hint of orange flavor and a satisfying crispness. As I had never used a cookie press before, the first attempts didn't work- I used baking paper and the dough didn't stick so the cookies wouldn't detach from the press. I rolled them into balls and flattened them and they were delicious. I will use this again!
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Spritz Orange Crisps
Serving Size: 1/42 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 42
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 46
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