Spritz Cookies

Posted on Jun 30 2016 in
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  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 sticks margarine
  • 1 egg
  • 2 t. vanilla
  • 4 cups flour
  • 1 t. baking powder
  • 1 large bottle maraschino cherries, drained
  • ¾ cup pecans or walnuts


Cream sugar and margarine together. Add egg and vanilla. Stir. Add flour and baking powder. Mix together and then stir in cherries and nuts. Drop spoonfuls of mixture on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake at 400 F for 8–10 minutes.

Cook's Notes

These cookies are always requested for Mom to make and bring to family gatherings.

Editor’s note: We decorated each cookie with a maraschino cherry half.

Beverly Allen, Sellersburg, Indiana