Italian Christmas Sugar Cookies

paula payne Recipe

By paula payne PPNashville

I can't even remember where I learned this recipe, I have been making them for 20 + years, every christmas, my family loves them.
Using ricotta in the batter makes them so soft and almost cake like..


Recipe Rating:
 3 Ratings
Prep Time:
Cook Time:
Cooking Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1 c
soft butter (2 sticks)
2 c
sugar
2 tsp
vanilla extract
1
15 oz container of ricotta cheese
4 c
all purpose flour
1 tsp
salt
1 tsp
baking soda
1
container of vanilla frosting
christmas sprinkles
3
eggs

Directions

1
Combine : butter, sugar, eggs , vanilla then add ricotta and mix well.
2
Add the dry ingredients flour, salt, baking soda.
Mix well and drop by tablespoons onto a cookie sheet lined with parchment paper, or a greased cookie sheet.
3
Bake 350* 10 minutes or so, just barely lt golden on the edges..remove to cooling rack.. Cool completely before putting vanilla frosting on top, then add sprinkles, if you have any left store in fridge...