The barrel twists off counterclockwise for easy cleaning. When twisting, be sure to grip the barrel and not the outer plastic casing.
The dough may be too soft. We suggest adding sifted flour, 1 teaspoon at a time, until dough reaches the proper consistency. It' s also possible that the dough is too warm. Try putting the dough in the refrigerator for 3-4 minutes just to bring it back to room temperature and to its proper consistency.
The dough may be too thick or have been chilled for too long. We suggest using a spritz recipe and allowing the dough to come to room temperature. Also, make sure the plunger is in place and that it is not broken.
We recommend using butter when making spritz cookie dough. When margarine or vegetable shortening is used, the dough may turn out too soft to release from the press perfectly formed.
Yes, equivalent amounts of egg substitute can be used in place of fresh eggs.
We do not recommend adding any large solids to your spritz recipes. Large ingredients may not pass through the design openings in the disks.