LEMON GLAZED RICOTTA COOKIES

Chris T.

By
@chrisb64

These are SO good, just like you would get from a bakery. They are soft and so tasty :o)


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Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
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Serves:
makes 4 dozen
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

2 c
sugar
1 c
butter, softened
2 large
eggs
16 oz
ricotta cheese
2 tsp
vanilla extract
4 c
all purpose flour
1 tsp
baking powder
1 tsp
baking soda

ICING

1/2 c
milk
1/2 tsp
butter
1/2 tsp
shortening
4 c
confectioners' sugar
1 Tbsp
lemon extract
rainbow sprinkles

Step-By-Step

1Preheat oven to 350*. Grease cookie sheets.
2Combine the flour, baking powder and baking soda and set aside.
3In a large bowl, cream together the 1 cup of butter and sugar. Beat in the eggs, one at a time, then stir in the ricotta cheese and vanilla.
4Stir flour mixture into ricotta mixture.
5Drop by rounded spoonfuls onto the prepared cookie sheet. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven. Allow cookies to cool on baking sheet for 5 minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool completely.
6To make the frosting warm the milk, 1/2 teaspoon of butter and shortening, in a small saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally until solids are melted. Remove from heat and gradually stir in the confectioners' sugar and lemon extract. Dip each cookie into the icing then dip in colored sugar or sprinkles.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #lemon, #cheese, #ricotta