Mint Spritz Cookies
3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) butter or margarine, room temperature
1/3 cups granulated sugar
2 large eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 teaspoon peppermint extract
5 drops green food coloring
2 cups all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
Preheat oven to 350°F. In a large mixing bowl, combine butter and sugar. Beat on medium speed until creamy. Add eggs, extracts, and food coloring. Beat on medium speed until blended. Add flour and salt. Mix until blended. Fit a cookie press with the desired template and fill with dough. Press out cookies 2" apart onto ungreased cookie sheets.
Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until golden brown. Cool 2 minutes on cooling grid. Remove cookies from cookie sheet and continue to cool on grid.
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