Cook Time: 8 minutes
Total Time: 8 minutes
- 1/2 cup butter, room temperature
- 3/4 cup granulated sugar
- 1/2 cup shortening
- 1 large egg
- 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
- 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon almond extract or vanilla extract
Combine dry ingredients in a separate bowl, then add to creamed mixture gradually. Press cookies 1 inch apart on an ungreased cookie sheet. Bake at 350° for about 7 to 8 minutes. Cool butter cookies on a wire rack. Makes about 5 dozen cookie press cookies.
Decorate cookies with melted almond bark or sprinkles, if desired.