Italian Christmas Sugar Cookies

1
paula payne

By
@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..

Rating:

★★★★★ 4 votes

Comments:
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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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

How to Make Italian Christmas Sugar Cookies

Step-by-Step

  • 1Combine : butter, sugar, eggs , vanilla then add ricotta and mix well.
  • 2Add 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.
  • 3Bake 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...

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About Italian Christmas Sugar Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American
Hashtag: #sugar




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