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Austrian Spritz cookies, aka Spritzgebäck, filled with a delicious chocolate ganache.

Austrian Spritz Cookies

Easy to make Austrian spritz cookies (Spritzgebäck) with a delicious chocolate filling. No cookie press is required.
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Prep Time 30 minutes
Baking Time 12 minutes
Total Time 42 minutes
Course Cookies, Dessert
Cuisine Austrian
Servings 30 cookies
Calories 124 kcal


Spritz Cookies

  • 150 g Soft unsalted Butter
  • 50 g Powdered Sugar
  • 8 g Vanilla Sugar
  • 1 Egg
  • 1 Egg yolk
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • 200 g Cake Flour

Chocloate Filling


  • Chocolate Glaze


Start with the Filling

  • Boil the whipped cream once, chop the couverture and dissolve it in the whipped cream.
  • Set aside and let the cream cool down at room temperature.

Spritz Cookie Dough

  • Preheat the oven to 356 °F // 180 °C.
  • Cream butter with powdered sugar, vanilla sugar, egg, yolk, and salt.
  • Sift the flour over it and fold in.
  • Fill the dough in a pastry bag and pipe
  • Pipe about 2 inches// 5 cm long bars onto a baking sheet lined with baking paper.
  • Bake for 12 minutes

Assembling the Cookies

  • After letting the cookies cool down a bit, whip the chocolate mousse with a handheld mixer until creamy and ready to pipe.
  • Pipe the chocolate mousse onto the cookies and then place the tops on top.
  • Decorate your cookies by drizzling chocolate glaze over them.
  • Let the glaze decoration dry. Store the cookies in an airtight container lined with parchment paper. 
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Keyword Christmas Cookies, cookie, Spritz cookie, Spritzgebäck
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Nutrition values are estimates only, using online calculators. Please verify using your own data.
Serving: 1Cookie | Calories: 124kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 28mg | Sodium: 17mg | Potassium: 20mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 187IU | Calcium: 11mg | Iron: 1mg
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