Ricotta Cheese Cookies Recipe

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Ricotta Cheese Cookies

anna cole


These cookies are a big hit with my family and friends. Not only is the recipe easy but it yields 6 dozen cookies. Plenty for eating, sharing and they freeze well.

★★★★★ 1 vote
30 Min
15 Min


2 c
sugar (sugar substitute can by used)
1 c
margarine/butter, softened
1 pkg
15 oz ricotta cheese
2 tsp
vanilla extract
large eggs
4 c
all purpose flour
2 Tbsp
baking powder
1 tsp


1 1/2 c
confectioner sugar
3 Tbsp
candy sprinkles, decorations (optional)


1Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
2In large bowl with mixer at low speed, beat sugar and margarine/butter until well blended. Increase speed to high; beat until light and fluffy, about 5 minutes.
3At medium speed add ricotta, vanilla and eggs until well combined.
4Reduce speed to low. Add flour, baking powder, salt; beat until dough forms.
5Drop by level tablespoon, 2 inches apart, on ungreased cookie sheet.
6Bake about 15 minutes or until cookies are very lightly golden (cookies will be soft). Remove cookies to wire rack to cool. Repeat.
7Prepare Icing: In small bowl stir confectioner sugar and milk until smooth. Spread on cooled cookies. Decorate (optional). Allow icing to dry for 1 hour.
8Yield: 6 dozen cookies

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy