Stefanie’s Italian Ricotta Cookies

Megan Kelly

By
@MJKelly

My husband's cousin, Stef gave me this recipe (hense the name). We food coloring into the fosting in separate little bowls to make different pastal colors for Spring!

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★★★★★ 1 vote
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Prep:
15 Min

Ingredients

1/2 lb
butter, softened
2 c
sugar
3
eggs
1 lb
ricotta cheese
4 c
all purpose flour
1 tsp
baking soda
2 tsp
vanilla extract

FROSTING

1/4 lb
butter, softened
3 oz
cream cheese, room temperature
1 c
confectioners' sugar
1 tsp
vanilla extract

Step-By-Step

1Preheat oven to 350 degrees
2Cream together softened butter and sugar. Add eggs, beaten, to creamed mixture. Set aside.
3In a separate bowl, mix Ricotta cheese, flour, baking soda, vanilla. Blend into butter, sugar and egg mixture.
4Drop by teaspoon on ungreased cookie sheet and bake 12-15 minutes.
5For frosting, mix together all ingredients until smooth. Sprinkle with coconut if desired.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies