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ricotta cookies

Recipe by
Linda Moore
The Villages, FL

These cookies are a delightful cake-like cookie for all to enjoy.

yield 7 dozen
prep time 15 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For ricotta cookies

  • 1 c
    butter, softened
  • 2 c
  • 15 oz
    ricotta cheese
  • 2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 2
    eggs, large
  • 4 c
    flour, all purpose
  • 2 Tbsp
    baking powder
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 1/2 c
    sugar, confectionary
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 2 Tbsp
    lemon juice, fresh
  • candy sprinkles

How To Make ricotta cookies

  • 1
    In a large bowl cream butter and sugar with an electric mixer until light and fluffy. Add ricotta, vanilla and eggs; beat until dough forms.
  • 2
    Using two spoons drop dough onto cookie sheets about 2 inches apart. Bake for 15 minutes or until cookies begin to turn golden. Remove cookies to wire rack to cool.
  • 3
    In a small bowl stir confectioners sugar, milk, and lemon juice until smooth. With a small metal spatula or knife spread icing on cookies and top with sprinkles.

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