Almond Spritz Cookies


Ingredients
1 cup butter, softened
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1 large egg
1/2 teaspoon almond extract
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
Pink and red colored sugar, optional

Directions
In a large bowl, cream butter and sugars and fluffy. Beat in egg and extracts. Combine the flour, baking soda and salt; gradually add to the creamed mixture and mix well.
Using a cookie press fitted with the disk of your choice, press dough 2 in. apart onto ungreased baking sheets. If desired, sprinkle with colored sugar.
Bake at 375 for 7-9 minutes or until edges just begin to brown. Cool on wire racks. Yield: about 7 dozen.