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Gingerbread Spice Spritz Cookies

These gingerbread spice cookies were gone the first day! A classic buttery, spritz cookie with gingerbread flavor and spice. They’re totally addicting and once you taste one, you’ll eat 15! These holiday cookies are made with a cookie press, that is super easy to use. It makes the cutest Christmas cookies
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time6 mins
10 mins
Total Time26 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Scandinavian
Servings: 24 cookies
Calories: 3190kcal
Author: Eden
Cost: $10


  • 1 cup unsalted butter
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 tbsp molasses
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 2 tsp ground ginger
  • 1 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp ground cloves
  • 1/2 tsp salt


  • In a mixing bowl, beat butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
    beaiting butter and sugar in a mixer to make spritz cookies
  • Add in the egg, vanilla extract, and molasses and continue to beat on high.
    adding an egg to cookie dough in an electric mixer
  • Scrape the bottom and sides of the bowl.
  • With the mixer on low add in the flour, spices, and salt.
    flour and gingerbread spices
  • Beat for one minute. 
    spritz cookie dough
  • If you’re making different colors, divide the dough and place it in different bowls. 
  • Add a few drops of coloring to each bowl and stir with a spoon until combined. 
    red cookie dough
  • Next, add the dough into the cookie press and follow the directions listed on the cookie press directions.
    adding dough into a cookie press
  • Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper and then press the cookies on the lined baking sheet 2″ apart.
    spritz cookies before baking
  • Bake in a 375-degree oven for 6 minutes.
  • Let them cool and then devour!
    spritz cookies


Calories: 3190kcal | Carbohydrates: 337g | Protein: 35g | Fat: 192g | Saturated Fat: 119g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 9g | Monounsaturated Fat: 50g | Trans Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 674mg | Sodium: 1313mg | Potassium: 1211mg | Fiber: 10g | Sugar: 139g | Vitamin A: 5959IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 346mg | Iron: 16mg