Chocolate Spritz Cookies

Chocolate Spritz Cookies

What would special occasions be without these tender, chocolate butter cookies in fun and creative shapes and sizes? These cookies first appeared in the "HERSHEY'S Cocoa Cookbook" as "Cocoa Press Cookies," and have been used in numerous HERSHEY'S cookbooks.

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SKILL LEVEL : intermediatePREP TIME : 25  Minutes

Ingredients

  Amount Per Serving % DV *
Calories60
Calories from Fat30
Total Fat3 g5% DV
Saturated Fat2 g10% DV
Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol15 mg5% DV
Sodium55 mg2% DV
Total Carbohydrates6 g2% DV
Dietary Fiber0.0 g0% DV
Sugars2 g
Protein1 g
Vitamin A2% DV
Vitamin C0% DV
Calcium0 mg0% DV
Iron2% DV
  Amount Per Serving % DV *
Calories60
Calories from Fat30
Total Fat3 g5% DV
Saturated Fat2 g10% DV
Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol15 mg5% DV
Sodium55 mg2% DV
Total Carbohydrates6 g2% DV
Dietary Fiber0.0 g0% DV
Sugars2 g
Protein1 g
Vitamin A2% DV
Vitamin C0% DV
Calcium0 mg0% DV
Iron2% DV
  • 1 cup butter or margarine (2 sticks) , softened
  • 2/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup HERSHEY'S Cocoa
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Decorating sugars, sprinkles or candied cherries (optional)

Directions

  • 1. Heat oven to 350°F.
  • 2. Beat butter, granulated sugar, egg and vanilla until light and fluffy in large bowl. Stir together flour, cocoa and salt; gradually add to butter mixture, beating until well blended.
  • 3. Fill cookie press with dough. Press dough onto cool, ungreased cookie sheet. Garnish with sugars, sprinkles or cherries, if desired.
  • 4. Bake 5 to 7 minutes or just until set. Remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool completely. Makes about 54 cookies.
  • VARIATION: CHOCOLATE DIPPED CHOCOLATE SPRITZ COOKIES: Prepare dough as directed
  • above. Press dough onto cool, ungreased cookie sheet with ribbon plate in cookie press. Bake
  • and cool as directed. Melt 1 cup HERSHEY'S SPECIAL DARK Chocolate Chips or HERSHEY'S
  • Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips with 1 tablespoon shortening (do not use butter, margarine,
  • spread or oil). Gently dip part of each cookie into chocolate. Place on wax paper-covered tray.
  • Refrigerate until firm.
Ingredients sitting on a table

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