The best spritz cookie recipe, perfect to double, and bake for all holidays!
Preheat oven to 375F.
Place cookie sheets in freezer.
In medium bowl, sift together flour and baking powder. Set aside.
In stand-mixer bowl, cream together butter and sugar until fluffy (about 2 minutes).
Add the egg, milk, vanilla, vanilla bean paste and mix again until fully combined (about 2 minutes).
Add the flour mixture, and mix well. Take out your cookie sheets from the freezer.
Fill your cookie press, add the desired disc, press your cookies (1-2 clicks per cookie) close together, then decorate.
Bake the cookies about 8 minutes, rotating your trays halfway through the baking time (4 minutes). Let the cookies sit on the tray for a minute or two, then transfer them to a cooling rack.
If you choose to double this recipe:
Wash your cookie sheet, and re-cool in the freezer between each batch for easier pressing.