German Spritz Cookies

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Christmas is approaching this year with big steps and therefore I show you today a simple recipe for super delicious German spritz cookies.

For the dough, all the ingredients just need to be kneaded together & after a night in the fridge, the big cookie bakery is ready to go. Have fun baking!

Cooked/Baked today: Baking German Spritz Cookies
Difficulty: Easy – Medium
Preparation Time: 24 hours (incl. resting time)
Category: Baking Recipes, Biscuit & Cookie Recipes, Coffee & Cake, Christmas Recipes
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Baking German Spritz Cookies

Baking German Spritz Cookies

Ingredients for about 75 cookies:

  • 500 grams flour
  • 200 grams sugar
  • 125 grams soft butter
  • 125 grams soft margarine
  • 100 grams ground almonds
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 sachet vanilla sugar
  • ½ sachet baking powder
  • 200 grams dark chocolate for decorating

Required kitchen gadgets, helper & preparations:

  • Kitchen machine or mixer with dough hook
  • Mixing bowl
  • Cling film
  • Meat grinder with cookie attachment
  • Baking tray + baking paper
  • Small jar for melted chocolate


…for dough:

Put all the ingredients from the ingredients list into a mixing bowl and knead together with a food processor or blender with dough hook for about 4 – 5 minutes until all ingredients are well combined. Then wrap the dough tightly in a sheet of cling film and allow to rest in the fridge overnight.

Baking Spritz Cookies

Baking Spritz Cookies

…for Spritz Cookies:

Preheat the oven to 180°C (top/bottom heat) the next day & line one or more baking tray(s) with parchment paper. Next, assemble a meat grinder with cookie attachment, gradually mince the dough through the meat grinder and place the cookies on the prepared baking trays with a little distance to each other.

Decorating Cookies

Decorating Cookies

Bake spritz cookies in the preheated oven for about 12 – 15 minutes until golden brown and crispy, then remove from the oven and allow to cool slightly. Decorate the cooled cookies with melted chocolate and let it harden. Have fun baking!

Video Tutorial:

Watch the video tutorial to see the recipe and the preparation method precisely (German Audio only, English Subtitles available):

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