Aunt Elaines Italian Anise cookies

Deneece Gursky

By
@Smokeygirlxo

When I first tasted these cookies I was in love, then I found out they were made from riccota cheese. I am not a big fan of any desserts made with cheese, but you cannot even taste the ricotta in them.
If you don't care for anise flavoring they can be made with any other flavor you choose.


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Ingredients

1/4 lb
margarine
3/4 c
sugar
1 c
ricotta cheese
1
egg
1 tsp
anise flavor
2 c
flour
1/2 tsp
baking soda
less than 1/2 teaspoon salt

GLAZE: CONFECTIONERS SUGAR, ANISE FLAVORING AND MILK

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cream margarine, sugar, egg and ricotta. Add anise and mix well. Gradually add dry ingredients. Mix well. Refrigerate until easy to handle and roll into balls.
2
Roll into balls and bake on cookie sheet for 15 minutes at 350 degrees.
3
Allow to cool. Add glaze and sprinkles. Or tint glaze with food color and put on cookies

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy