Orange and Clove Butter Cookie Press Cookies


Orange and Clove Butter Cookie Press Cookies

Makes 48 butter cookies


Things you'll need

  • 2 1/4 cups flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon cloves
  • 1 cup unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon orange zest


  • Food coloring: red and green
  • Variety of colored holiday sprinkles
  • Baking pans
  • Whisk
  • Hand mixer
  • Cookie press

Let's get started!

  1. Preheat oven to 350F.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, cloves and salt.
  3. In a large bowl, using the hand mixer, cream together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy, 3-5 minutes. 
  4. Add the egg, vanilla and zest to the butter mixture, mix until fully combined. 
  5. Add the flour mixture in two additions, mixing after each one. 
  6. Split the dough into 3 bowls. Using food colors, dye one red, green and leave one plain. 
  7. Load the dough into the cookie press with a shaped disk on the end. Press cookies onto a clean, unlined baking sheet.

Time to decorate!

  1. After pressing cookies, arrange sprinkles to make each one special. 
  2. Bake for 9-10 minutes.





Written By Rosanna Pansino

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