Spritz Cookies – Just Because

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The Christmas cookies are long gone, but that doesn’t mean my girl and I don’t still love baking together. This weekend we used a mix, something I’ve never done before.

Betty Crocker sent me a sugar cookie mix and it was fun to try it out. While it didn’t have spritz cookie directions on the package, we did it anyway — and they were so fun.

I really need to dig out that cookie press more often!

I shot out cookies and FishChick4 sprinkled them with turbinado sugar. Yum!

This week Betty Crocker, Safeway, and Glad have teamed up to offer a fun giveaway to one LifeasMOM reader.

The prize includes a package of Betty Crocker Sugar Cookie Mix, a GladWare sample pack and a $25 Safeway gift card (also valid at Dominick’s, Tom Thumb, Randalls, Vons, and Genuardi’s).

So fun to do with the kids now that SuperBowl and Valentine’s Day are approaching.

Simply leave a comment, telling us your favorite kind of cookie.

Comments will be open until Sunday, January 23, 8 pm, PST. Winner will be chosen randomly and notified via email. This Giveaway is now closed. Congrats to smontemorra@

Disclosure: This information, prize pack and giveaway have all been provided by Safeway, Betty Crocker and Gladware through MyBlogSpark.

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  1. Catherine says:

    My favorite cookies are Monster Cookies! Oats, peanut butter, chocolate chips, and M&Ms!

  2. Chocolate chip! 🙂

  3. Peanut Butter Blossoms!!! Problem is I eat the kisses up before I get them made!

  4. My favorite cookie is a good soft chocolate chip cookie–fresh from the oven preferably.

  5. Chocolate chip!!

  6. Snickerdoodles are one of my favorites!

  7. Chocolate Chocolate Chip! Yum!

  8. crystal leonard says:

    definetly sugar cookies with sprinkles

  9. Anne Marie says:

    Spritz are actually my favorite – have the same press that you do. Chocolate chip are a close second.

  10. Hilary Young says:

    My favorite kind right now are Big Batch Kris Kringle cookies. They have white chocolate chips and cranberries in them. There’s also the ever-faithful chocolate chip cookie!

  11. I love chocolate chip (my family does) by my personal fav is gingersnaps.

    Did you do anything special to the sugar cookie mix before you put it into your pres? — I have one of those and would like to try this!

    • Jessica Fisher says:

      Scroll through the comments. I gave directions to somebody around here. They are lazy mama directions, so hopefully they will work for you, too.

  12. Looks like fun. I have never thought of using a cookie press like that.

  13. Anything soft and chewy. Although I’ll eat the spritz cookies, too. 🙂

  14. My favorite is M & M cookies.

  15. Jen Logan says:

    We have a new favorite….peanut butter oatmeal chocolate chip!

  16. Jen Fitzpatrick says:

    Our favorite cookies are the peanut butter blossoms (and yes, we’ll cheat and use a mix on occassion!)

  17. We love chocolate crinkles! YUM!

  18. Oatmeal raisin. YUM

  19. Leslie G. says:

    Do I have to pick just one? 🙂

    I think the standard Chocolate Chip would win about every time, but Snickerdoodle has been the request around here lately.

  20. My favorite cookie is all of them. But I do love sugar cookies warm from the oven.

  21. My favorite are ones I make that have dried cherries, walnuts and white chocolate chips!
    I could never get that spritz press to work……

  22. Iced sugar cookies!

  23. I just adore sugar cookies. They are the BEST!!!!

  24. The favorite cookie at our house is a chocolate crinkle. My personal favorite would be Datenut Pinwheels.

  25. Choco Chip

  26. I like Chocolate Chip cookies the best.

  27. Sally Mcquaid says:

    My mothers chocolate chip recipe. Its a family tradidion and full of memories.

  28. carlasorensen says:

    Chocolate chip are my favorite! I like them with milk. (or without). 🙂

  29. I love oatmeal raisin with walnuts.

  30. tara burnett says:

    oh my fav. cookie is choc chip……with a nice glass of milk !!! I hope I get picked.

  31. Sheryl Frazier says:

    I love sugar cookies.

  32. my daughter’s choc chip cookies – they aren’t always pretty and sometimes they really aren’t even that tasty but I love how excited she is to make them all on her own!

  33. I love any iced sugar cookie – and peanut blossoms are great too.

  34. I love Spritz cookies! My aunt makes them every year for Christmas which is the only time I ever get to eat them. She was even nice enough to make them for my bridal shower in the heat of August so many years ago.
    I’ve always wanted to make them but never knew if I could. It never occured to me that I could use a cookie mix! I’m going to have to try to find my cookie press and try this out.
    Maybe for my birthday this weekend!

  35. chocolate chip fresh out of the oven

  36. Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip hands down favorite!

  37. My favorites are either chocolate chip or m&m…YUM!!!

  38. My favorite cookies are definitely good ol’ chocolate chip, fresh from the oven.

  39. chocolate chip….
    I would love to win this.. but no safeway around here! 🙁

  40. I love Snickerdoodles! 🙂

  41. Chocolate chip is my fave, and we love Betty Crocker, because my peanut allergic son can have it. (Can’t say the same for Duncan Hines.)

  42. My all-time favorite is a sugar n spice cookie recipe from my mom.

  43. Can you really go wrong with cookies? I guess if I have to choose a favorite it would be a chewy oatmeal raisin bit of deliciousness!

  44. good ol chocolate chip cookies!

  45. Peanut butter chocolate chip – YUM!

  46. I love chocolate chip cookies. There is something comforting about them. 🙂

  47. Dawn Stribling says:

    I love good ‘ol chocolate chip cookies – soft or crunchy!!!!

  48. Does raw chocolate cookie dough count? 🙂

  49. I love oatmeal raisen cookies the est!

  50. Chocolate chip!!! Yum!

  51. Jennifer M says:

    My favorite cookies are homemade peanut butter cookies with a hershey kiss on top.

  52. I love chocolate chip oatmeal cookies!

  53. Now that I’m gluten free I don’t have a favorite cookie. However, my kids’ favorite is sugar cookies! My husband’s favorite is chocolate chip.

    Thanks for hosting this giveaway.

  54. Heather Abbott says:

    Chocolate chip – hot and fresh out of the oven, where its all gooey and melty…YUM!!

  55. Never have loved any cookie more than homemade chocolate chip.

  56. My favorites are no bake cookies! And they’re my favorite to make too!

  57. chunky chocolate chip

  58. I love using my Halloween jack-o-lantern to make pumpkin chocolate chip cookies.

  59. Gotta be chocolate chip!!

  60. My family’s favorite cookies are sugar cookies decorated for different holidays.

  61. Definitely chocolate chip!

  62. Laura Quirk says:


  63. Snickerdoodles are my favorite!

  64. oatmeal chocolate chip or no bakes!

  65. Too hard to pick just one, but the first one that came to mind was Cherry Kiss cookies while the Hershey Kiss is still gooey.

  66. Katherine says:

    Homemade chocolate chip cookies fresh out of the oven.

  67. Snickerdoodles!!! YUM

  68. Jessie C. says:

    I like gingerbread cookies!
    tcarolinep at gmail dot com

  69. Chocolate chip oatmeal w/ walnuts – my husband’s grandmother’s recipe.

  70. I love freshly made chocolate chips-yum! 🙂
    (thanks for the opportunity to win a ‘sweet’ prize 😉 )

  71. My favorite cookies are oatmeal raisin. Yum!

  72. chocolate hip cookies with walnuts!

  73. Tiffany Waters says:

    Paradise Bakery Sugar Cookies are my FAVE purchased cookie. MY Gooey Butter Cookies are my FAVE homemade cookies!

  74. Firstly, your little girl is so darling. Her photo makes me smile, she reminds me of my dd21 when she was little, and of course I think she’s a darling too. ; )

    My favorite cookie is Italian Sesame Seed cookies. A close second is the beloved chocolate chip.

  75. Shelia Coffman says:

    I almost fell over when I seen this giveaway! Spritz are my favorite cookies!!!

  76. I hate to sound like a brown-noser, but seriously, my favorite cookie is the Spritz Cookie. I make them for every occasion!!

  77. Oatmeal chocolate chip are a big hit in our house.

  78. I love gingerbread, but my husband goes for oatmeal. 🙂

  79. fudge dipped peanut butter

  80. I love chocolate chip (Betty Crocker mix), but my kids love sugar cookies with icing and sprinkles, of course! Thanks!!

  81. My favorite is the good ‘ole chocolate chip. Thanks for the giveaway.

  82. Mmm… Chocolate chip cookies, warm from the oven… Now I must make some!

  83. Peanut butter blossoms…and snickerdoodles. I can’t pick just one…and never seem to be able to eat just one either!

  84. chocolate chip

  85. Chocolate chip! We make cookie balls and then freeze them. We have warm ooey-gooey cookies and milk or coffee quickly, if family/friends drop by or we need a quick game night snack!

  86. Can’t beat a homemade chocolate chip cookie!!!

  87. Chocolate chip!

  88. I love chocolate chip cookies.

  89. I have to say chocolate chip cookies, but I also love one that we make every Christmas called MGM cookies.

  90. White chocolate chip!

  91. You’ve made me hungry for my mom’s Spritz Cookies… she always puts almond flavoring in them and they are YUM!

  92. Heather B. says:

    I love oatmeal chocolate chip cookies, just like my grandma used to make.

  93. My favorite cookies are oatmeal chocolate chip. YUMMY!

    njfoley at sbcglobal dot net

  94. Claudia N says:

    my favorite cookie is white chocolate macademia nut

  95. Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip, Yumm!

  96. Chocolate chocolate chip!

  97. I love mini chocolate chip cookies. But I made some rainbow sprinkle cookies over Christmas that were pretty amazing.

  98. i love all kinds of cookies. homemade chocolate chip is one of my favorites. but lately since becoming pregnant i have been LOVING any kind of lemon cookie:)

  99. Chocolate chip with oatmeal 🙂

  100. Traditional Chocolate Chip are my favortie. I love to make a big batch of dough, flash freeze it in balls and keep in freezer so I can pop one (or more) in the toaster oven for a warm cookie whenever we want!

  101. Catherine says:

    Phoebe’s Fabulous Oatmeal Raisin cookies! They really are the best!

  102. Hands down, my favorite is oatmeal raisin. A very close second is Betty Crocker’s mix for oatmeal chocolate chip!

  103. I love Peanut Butter! My fav!

  104. Jessica Fox says:

    My favorite cookies are peanut butter blossoms! Yummy!

  105. we make chocolate chip at our house every week

  106. We love chocolate chip cookies as a family! But for just me, I love coconut macaroons.

  107. Chocolate Chip or Peanut Butter or Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter!

  108. Peanut butter cookies with chocolate chips. Your picture makes me hungry! yummy

  109. Charity L. says:

    My favorite cookie is snickerdoodle!

  110. My favorite is homemade soft chocolate chip cookies! Or sugar cookies with icing. Can’t pick! We loooovvveee cookies around here.

  111. I love all cookies, but my favorites are M&M cookies or snickerdoodles.

  112. love frosted sugar cookies!

  113. i love oatmeal, peanut butter, chocolate chip cookies. YUM!

  114. That’s a toughie…so many good choices.
    It’s a toss-up between PB blossoms and pumpkin choc. chip.

  115. Good ol’ chocolate chip

  116. Snickerdoodles!!

  117. Chocolate chip!

  118. Stephanie says:

    White Chocolate Macadamia–yum!

  119. Oatmeal Raisin

  120. whole wheat chocolate chip

  121. my favorite cookie is chocolate chunk

  122. triple chocolate chip with walnuts!

  123. I love oatmeal cookies.

  124. My favorite is Homemade Chocolate Chip, made with Egg Substitute (ground Flax Seed and water)! Gives the cookies a nutty taste, and I don’t even like nuts in my cookies!!

  125. Homemade chocolate chip!

  126. I love monster cookies (m&ms, peanut butter, oatmeal)

  127. Almond Butter cookies with frosting 🙂

  128. Chocolate chip all the way! With a big glass of milk to dunk them in! 🙂

  129. My favorite cookie is monster cookies.

  130. my favourite cookie depends on the time of year. Shortbreads at Christmas time, Snickerdoodles and chocolate chip anytime, but if I am sentimental and missing my mum who lives the other side of the country, I miss a cookie called Molasses Jumbles. She made them all the time for me when I was a kid!!

  131. I love Macadamia nut with cranberries!

  132. crinkle cookies-lemon

  133. sue chibana says:

    My favorite cookie to make and eat is chocolte chip cookies.

  134. dark chocolate chunk espresso cookies
    and Kolachkis

  135. I love peanut butter cookies.

  136. Lynette W. says:

    An oldie but a goodie: Favorite Cookie is always the chocolate chip. But this would be a great package because my 7 yr old has been begging to use her M&M cookie cutter’s we got from M&M world in Vegas a while back! They look like the M&M characters! Maybe we’ll even decorate with some M&M’s! Thanks so much for the give-away!

  137. chocolate chip are my favorite

  138. Sarah @ Davis Family CEO says:

    I love oatmeal cookies! Yum!

  139. My mom’s gingersnap cookies!

  140. My favorite are chocolate chip cookies!
    but the kids like sugar cookies so they can put ‘sprinks’ on them.

  141. My favorite, that I don’t make very often though, is Oatmeal Raisin. Yum!!!

  142. I love, LOVE spritz cookies. How do you make them using a sugar cookie mix?

    • Jessica Fisher says:

      Well, I don’t know if this is a scientific method. But, this is what I did. I pulsed the mix and hard butter (whatever it said on the package) in the food processor until there were crumbs, like pie crust. This is basically because I was too lazy to wait for the butter to soften. Then I added the egg and whirled it until it was dough. Then I mushed it into the press.

  143. One of my favorite is oatmeal chocolate chip.

  144. White chocolate chip cookies are the favorites in my house.

  145. LOVE peanut butter cookies.

  146. Favorite Milky Way Hideaways are my latest favorite. Peanutbutter cookie dough wrapped around fun size Milky way candy bar and then baked. Soooo Yummy!!!
    Also love Monster cookies and Molasses Crinkles.

  147. Mmmm! How to choose just one. I think Chocolate chip, hot out of the oven are my favorite!

  148. Snickerdoodles!

  149. I live in Canada, so I don’t think I qualify for your give-away, but I too made spritz cookies, and they weren’t the positive experience you had!
    Perhaps next time I will try the mix and see how it works out!

  150. Monster Cookies! Yum!

  151. Crystal Hankey says:

    My favorite (and my dad’s) is peanut butter cookies. Dad has dementia and when I go up to Oregon to visit he always gets out his big tupperware container and “we” make cookies for him.

  152. I love Peanut Butter… but, man oh man…. ANY cookie is an awesome treat!

  153. Chocolate chip, though one of my daughter’s won’t eat chocolate, so I have to make chocolate chip and sugar cookies to keep everyone happy.

  154. Snickerdoodles are my favorite.

  155. Sugar cookies with LOTS of frosting 😉

  156. That’s a hard decision for me! My favorite is probably homemade oatmeal chocolate chip cookies from my husband’s grandma’s recipe.

  157. I love chocolate chip cookies the best!

  158. White Chocolate Macadamia Nut!

  159. I love spritz as well…but my favorite cookie is chocolate chip.

  160. Glazed sugar cookes. Luckily (?) everyone in our family has a different favorite. I bake lots of cookies to please everyone!

  161. Jade Markl says:

    mint chocolate chip

  162. I have a yummy recipe called everything cookies. They have oatmeal, coconut, chocolate & butterscotch chips and rice crispies in them.

  163. I love peanut butter cookies!

  164. Lemon cookies!!!!!!

  165. I like Monster Cookies, Oatmeal Raisin Cookies, a sugar cookie recipe with Cream Cheese Frosting, double Choco. chip cookies (Chocolate cookies with Choco. chips), and probably more, but I’m hungry enough now I better quit naming them! 😉

  166. Chocolate peppermint kiss cookies!

  167. Christmas sugar cookies–they’re so festive and colorful! And tasty too!

  168. Snikerdoodles are my favorite cookie

  169. My favorite is Chocolate Chip Pecan. My daughters’ current favorite is gingerbread with lots of decorations.

  170. Thank you for your wonderful blog, recipes and great ideas! You have touched my heart and put things in important perspective! My favorite cookies are soft chewy ginger cookies 🙂

  171. Snickerdoodles, hands down!

  172. Valerie S says:

    My favorite cookie is oatmeal raisin.

  173. My favorite cookies are chocolate chip walnut, but for variety, I like any kind of chocolate/peanut butter combination. 😀

  174. Chocolate chip. 🙂
    Although your breakfast cookies are running a close second!

  175. Mom23boys says:

    If it’s a cookie, i love it! my current fave is oatmeal chocolate chip.

  176. white chocolate macadamia nut cookies. Yum! But without the nuts, just a good warm chocolate chip is great.

  177. My favorite cookies are oatmeal chocolate chip!

  178. I love to make spritz cookies! It is so easy and you get so many!! Yum!

  179. Love a simple chewy sugar cookie with reeses pieces and macadamea nuts.

  180. My favorite cookie is Snickerdoodles.

  181. too many to count! Probably among the top are these triple-chocolate things I make, though. 🙂

  182. Chocolate chip!! Yum!

  183. cocoa krispies cookies!

  184. Heather A says:

    My new favorite cookie is an orange creamsicle cookie. Yum!

  185. motherfish says:

    My favorite “cookies” are those made with processed dates with coconut and almonds.

  186. Chocolate chip!

  187. My favorite cookies are these PB cookies. One cup PB, one cup sugar, one egg. That’s it. Mix it up and bake at 350 for about 5 minutes.

  188. We love no bakes the best at our house! Thanks Jessica!!

  189. Good ol’ Chocolate Chip here!

  190. Carri Siebenmark says:

    No bake cookies.

  191. Melissa M. says:

    I love my chocolate chip cookies. I like to add white chocolate chips and walnuts.

  192. Gotta go with the standard chocolate chip as our fav.

  193. Elizabeth K says:

    My favorite cookie would have to be homemade chocolate chips. I love your blog!

  194. Chocolate Dipped Espresso Shortbread!

  195. I like chocolate chip cookies.

  196. Chocolate Chip of course Homemade Toll House!

  197. Yum!!! I use the Betty Crocker sugar cookie mix all the time, but morph it into something else. Our favorite is snickerdoodles. We mix the dough as usual, roll in cinnamon sugar before baking. Awesome!

  198. Chocolate chip – of course!

  199. Andrea G. says:

    Snickerdoodles are by far my favorite! Still looking for the “ultimate” recipe too. Haven’t found one yet!

    bamalynn75 at yahoo dot com

  200. I love monster cookies.

  201. Oatmeal Raisin – old fashioned, I know, but always my favorite.

  202. Oatmeal Raisin ALL THE WAY!!

  203. I love homemade chocolate chip cookies.

  204. My favorite is a peanutbutter cup cookie.

  205. Clothespin Cookies are my absolute favorite!

  206. Our family favorite is the Sugar Cookie. Either plain or frosted is just fine with us.

  207. We love the Sugar Cookies

  208. NO bakes are my favorite if they count. Followed by home made Oreos.

  209. Monster cookies

  210. My favorite cookies are peanut butter blossoms! My grandma used to make them all the time, & now when I make them I celebrate her! =)

  211. Chocolate chips are my favs!

  212. Meredith C. says:

    I love pumpkin cookies or these cookies my mom makes every once in a while. Don’t know what they are called but they are super flaky dipped in chocolate then rolled in nuts.

  213. My favorite is chocolate chip.

  214. I love gingersnaps!!! Yummy!!!

  215. kat amber says:

    my favorite cookies are orange snowballs or white chocolate chip w/ macadamia nuts

    teareanna at gmail dot com

  216. Butterscotch chip cookies YUM:)

  217. Chocolate Chip!!

  218. I love oatmeal raisin

  219. I love snickerdoodles!

  220. Jessica M. says:

    My favorite is chocolate chip- they’re classic:) Thanks!

  221. chocolate chip! Thanks for the chance to win

  222. Johannah B says:

    White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookies are my favorite.
    1prizewinner at gmail dot com

  223. Favorite cookie? I love pretty much any kind. A cookie is something I can’t seem to pass up on.

  224. oatmeal chocolate chip

  225. My favorite is chocolate chip.

  226. I love the peanut butter cookies with a dark chocolate Hershey’s kiss in them. So yummy!

  227. I’m a sucker for anything with chocolate, especially with peanut butter or mint.

  228. White chocolate macadamia nut… mmmm

  229. Raven In A Blue Room says:

    I like gingerbread cookies

    Thank you for hosting this giveaway

    schnitzomage {at} gmail {dot} com

  230. Our favorite cookies are chocolate chip with pecans!

  231. sugar cookies with nuts are my favorite

  232. I LOVE chocolate chip! Thanks for the chance to win!

  233. I love Chocolate Chip cookies!! Yummm Also, those peanut butter cookies w/the Hershey’s Kiss in the middle!

  234. my favorite is Chocolate Chip and Sugar!! 🙂

    marci h
    tristatecruisers at yahoo dot com

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