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Recipe: Cookie Press Peppermint Filled Christmas Tree Cookies

Recipe: Cookie Press Peppermint Filled Christmas Tree Cookies

3/4 c Margarine or butter
1/2 c Sugar
1/2 tsp Baking powder
1 Egg yolk
1/2 tsp Vanilla
1/4 ts almond extract
1 3/4 c All-purpose flour
green food coloring

For easy passage through the cookie press, do not chill any Spritz dough. Hold the cookie press upright over the cookie sheet EXCEPT when making bars.

Beat margarine or butter in a large mixing bowl with an electric mixer on medium to high speed for 30 seconds. Add sugar and baking powder and beat till combined. Add egg yolk, vanilla, and almond extract and beat till combined. Beat in as much of the flour as you can with the mixer.

Stir in any remaining flour with a wooden spoon. Tint dough with green food coloring.

Force the dough through a cookie press onto an ungreased cool cookie sheet using a tree template. Bake in a 400 oven for 7 to 8 minutes or till done. Remove and cool.
 
For filling: combine 1 cup sifted powdered sugar, 2 tablespoons softened margarine or butter, 1/2 teaspoon vanilla, and 2 tablespoons finely crushed peppermint sticks. Stir in enough milk (2 to 3 tablespoons) to make of spreading consistency. Spread 1 teaspoon filling each on the flat side of half of the cookies. Top with the remaining cookies, flat side down. Makes about 36.

Deni 4650 Automatic Cookie Press

Deni 4650 Automatic Cookie Press


The Deni 4650 Automatic Cookie Press dispenses perfectly shaped cookies with battery powered motion.
List Price: 31.99
Price: 20.79



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Pampered Chef’s New Cookie Press

Watch us put Pampered Chef’s redesigned cookie press to the test. It’s so easy, even a child can do it, just not as neatly as his mom can. (Disclosure: I received this cookie press at no cost at a Pampered Chef media event.)
Video Rating: 3 / 5

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Deni Cookie Press

Deni Cookie Press

With the Deni Cookie Press (4650), you can easily and conveniently dispense cookies, cheese straws, pasta filling, and much more. Just fill the desired barrel and turn on the cookie press to dispense perfectly formed treats. It’s great for decorating cakes and cookies, adding fillings and toppings to desserts, preparing deviled eggs, twice baked potatoes and more.

The Cookie Press features a battery powered automatic motor. It requires 2 C batteries, and includes 2 transparent barrels, 25 cookie discs, and 10 decorating tips.

  • Makes Perfectly-Formed Treats:

    Whether you’re making cheese straws, cookies, or deviled eggs, the Cookie Press gives beautiful results every time

  • Battery-Powered:

    The Cookie Press requires two (2) C batteries for operation

  • Makes a Variety of Shapes:

    The Deni Cookie Press includes 2 barrels, 25 cookie discs, and 10 decorating tips for maximum versatility

List Price:
Price: 36.25
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Coffeehouse Connoisseur

Coffeehouse Connoisseur

Coffeehouse Connoisseur

  • 6 Cup Coffee/Tea Press
  • 12 oz Daydream Whole Bean Organic Coffee
  • Assorted Smith Teamaker teas
  • 4 oz Lemon Shortbread Cookies
  • 6.75 oz 3-pack gift box Java Bean Biscotti

Coffeehouse Connoisseur Imagine cozying up to a sweet & steamy cup, with in-home coffeehouse convenience. Steep coffee or tea with your personal press and taste the natural flavors of coffee bean & tea oils that get trapped in the usual paper filte

List Price: $ 59.95

Price: $ 59.95

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How do you make cheese straws with out the cookie press?

Question by Amanda Z: How do you make cheese straws with out the cookie press?
my grandma and I are making cheese straws for a bridal shower TOMMORROWW, and our cookie press broke, and we don’t know anyone with a cookie press. How do we go about making them with out the cookie press! please help…..i am throwing this shower and I am at a loss!

Best answer:

Answer by annienyc_1120
refrigerate the dough for 30 minutes and roll on a lightly floured surface into a 1/4-inch thick rectangle. Cut into smaller rectangles, about 2 by 3-inches, with a pizza wheel or sharp knife

BTW, this is the recipe we always use:

1 2/3 cups unbleached all-purpose flour
1 1/4 teaspoons dry mustard
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1/2 pound extra-sharp Cheddar cheese, coarsely grated (2 1/2 cups)
1 stick (4 ounces) unsalted butter, at room temperature
2 tablespoons water

Sift the flour, mustard, salt and cayenne into a medium bowl. Using an electric mixer, beat the cheese and butter on low speed until well blended. Gradually beat in the flour until completely incorporated. Add the water and beat for 1 minute.

Turn the dough out onto a lightly floured surface and knead 5 times. On a large sheet of wax paper, roll the dough into a 12-by-9-inch rectangle. Slide the dough onto a cookie sheet and refrigerate until chilled, about 15 minutes.

Preheat the oven to 425°. Cut the dough in half crosswise, then cut it into 6-by- 1/4 -inch strips. Transfer the strips to 2 cookie sheets. Bake 1 sheet at a time for about 14 minutes, or until the cheese straws are golden brown and crisp. Let cool slightly, then transfer to a rack to cool completely.

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