I´m not sure, but sounds logical to me...
You have to take care about the baking times, if they are in the oven for just a bit too long they get hard...
I´ve heard from some people that their Spritzcookies (btw a funny word.. half german, half english
) become softer if they leave them in a can for a few days..
It may also depend on the ingridients, if they are not the very best it may have influence on the cookies..
375 g butter and Margarine
250 g. sugar
2 tblsp vanillin sugar
250 g flour
250 g Mondamin (you know mondamin? cornstarch?)
125 g ground almonds (they taste better if roasted before grounded)
2 tblsp Rum
stirr the fat until foamy
slowly add sugar, vanillin sugar, rum & salt
Mix the flour with Mondamin and give that mixture to the wet with a tablespoon.
At the end knead under the almonds and leftover flour.
put in the fridge for at least 1/2h
Form with the cookie press as you like.+
bake for 15-20min at 180°C /ca. 355°F, that depends on the oven, don`t let the cookies get too brown...
decorate with chocolate or whatever
that translation must be awful... or at least it sounds as if.....