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Amy Richardson

Studio 5 Recipe Box: Sparkly Meltaway Spritz Cookies

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Sparkly Meltaway Spritz Cookies



  • 1 cup butter, at room temperature
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • 1/2 cup corn starch
  • 1 1/4 cups flour

Vanilla Frosting (recipe below)
Crystal sprinkles


Heat oven to 350 degrees

With an electric mixer, beat butter. Add powdered sugar and beat again, scraping down the sides as necessary. Add vanilla, and mix thoroughly. Add cornstarch and flour, and mix on low. Blend well.

Place dough into cookie press and press close together onto cookie sheet. Bake for 12-14 minutes. Frost warm cookies and top with sprinkles.

Vanilla Frosting:

1/2 cup butter, room temperature
4 cups powdered sugar
1/4 cup milk
1 tsp vanilla


With an electric mixer, beat butter and 2 cups of the sugar until smooth.

Add vanilla, beat on high. Add remaining sugar and beat until light and fluffy.

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