Pat's Ricotta Cookies

Pat's Ricotta Cookies

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Patricia Dixon

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Chilling the dough overnight helps these tender cookies keep their puffy shape during baking. A simple orange glaze adds extra sweetness

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Serves:
makes 6 1/2 doz. cookies
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
10 Min

Ingredients

  • 4 c
    all purpose flour
  • 2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 1/2 c
    (1 stick) butter
  • 1 1/2 c
    granulated sugar
  • 2
    eggs
  • 2 tsp
    vanilla
  • 1 oz
    container--15 ozs. part- skim ricotta
  • ·
    glaze:
  • 2 c
    confectioner's sugar, sifted
  • 3 Tbsp
    orange juice
  • ·
    colored sprinkles ( optional)

How to Make Pat's Ricotta Cookies

Step-by-Step

  1. Whisk together flour, baking powder, baking soda,and salt in medium-size bowl.
    Beat together butter and sugar on medium speed in large bowl until light and fluffy, about 3 mins. ; Beat in eggs, vanilla,and ricotta cheese until well blended.
  2. Stir in flour mixture until well blended. cover and refrigerate overnight.
    Heat oven to 350 degrees F , lightly grease baking sheets.
  3. Shape dough by level tablespoons into balls. Place at least 1 inch apart on prepared baking sheets.
  4. Bake in 350 degree F oven for 10 minutes or until bottoms are lightly brown. Do not overbake. Transfer cookies with metal spatula to wire rack to cool slightly.
  5. Meanwhile,prepare glaze; Stir together confectioners' sugar and orange juice in small bowl until smooth and good glazing consistency. If too thick. add additional orange juice, drop by drop, until desired consistency . Drizzle glaze evenly over each cookie. Garnish with sprinkles if desired. Let stand until hardened. Makes 6-1/2 doz. cookies.

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