ricotta cheese cookies

★★★★★ 3 Reviews
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By Angela Pietrantonio
from Woonsocket, RI

These little gems are so good! I make them every once in a while at my hubby's request! Very simple to do! Recipe from ~ Italian Food Forever

★★★★★ 3 Reviews
serves 4 Dozen
prep time 20 Min
cook time 10 Min

Ingredients For ricotta cheese cookies

  • 2 stick
    of butter at room temperature
  • 2 c
    of sugar
  • 1
    (15 oz) container of full fat ricotta cheese
  • 2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 2
    eggs, lightly beaten
  • dash of salt
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 tsp
    finely chopped lemon zest
  • 4 c
    all-purpose flour
  • GLAZE
  • 1 c
    powdered sugar
  • lemon juice
  • colored sprinkles

How To Make ricotta cheese cookies

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Mix all the ingredients together until combined. (The dough will be moist.) Drop by a teaspoon onto a lightly greased cookie sheet. Bake for about 10 minutes until firm, turning the tray around halfway. (The cookies will be golden on the bottom, but will remain white on top.)
  • 2
    Mix in enough lemon juice with the powdered sugar to make a glaze that can be brushed on. Lightly coat the tops of each cookie with the glaze and sprinkle with the colored sprinkles. Let dry fully before storing.

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