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Recipe: Buttery Yeast Spritz Cookies

Recipe: Buttery Yeast Spritz Cookies

1 package active dry yeast (1/4-ounce)
2 tablespoons warm water (110-115-degrees)
1 cup sugar
2 cups butter (no substitutes) — softened
2 egg yolks
4 cups all-purpose flour

In a bowl, dissolve yeast in water; set aside. In a mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar.
Beat in egg yolks and yeast mixture. Gradually add flour. Using a cookie press fitted with disk of your choice, press dough into desired shapes 1-inch apart onto ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 400 F. for 7-9 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove to wire racks to cool.

Yields: 13 dozen.

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