LEMON GLAZED RICOTTA COOKIES

1
Chris T.

By
@chrisb64

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

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
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

How to Make LEMON GLAZED RICOTTA COOKIES

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 350*. Grease cookie sheets.
  2. Combine the flour, baking powder and baking soda and set aside.
  3. In 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.
  4. Stir flour mixture into ricotta mixture.
  5. Drop 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.
  6. To 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.

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About LEMON GLAZED RICOTTA COOKIES

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




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