Chocolate Spritz Cookies

Chocolate Spritz Cookies

Spritz is a generic term for cookies formed into fanciful shapes when the dough is forced through a cookie press. It is derived from the German verb "spritzen," meaning "to squirt or to spray."

YIELDS

4 to 5 dozen cookies

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 cup firmly packed Domino® Light Brown Sugar
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter or margarine, softened
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 ounces (2 squares) unsweetened chocolate, melted and cooled
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

INSTRUCTIONS

Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease cookie sheets.

Beat brown sugar and butter in large mixing bowl until light and fluffy. Add milk, egg and vanilla; beat until creamy. Beat in chocolate until combined.

In a separate bowl, stir together flour, baking soda and salt; gradually add to chocolate mixture.

Force dough through cookie press onto prepared cookie sheets.

Bake 10 to 12 minutes. Cool completely; decorate if desired.