Stefanie’s Italian Ricotta Cookies

Megan Kelly


My husband's cousin, Stef gave me this recipe (hense the name). We food coloring into the fosting in separate little bowls to make different pastal colors for Spring!


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  • 1/2 lb
    butter, softened
  • 2 c
  • 3
  • 1 lb
    ricotta cheese
  • 4 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 2 tsp
    vanilla extract

  • 1/4 lb
    butter, softened
  • 3 oz
    cream cheese, room temperature
  • 1 c
    confectioners' sugar
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract

How to Make Stefanie’s Italian Ricotta Cookies


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. Cream together softened butter and sugar. Add eggs, beaten, to creamed mixture. Set aside.
  3. In a separate bowl, mix Ricotta cheese, flour, baking soda, vanilla. Blend into butter, sugar and egg mixture.
  4. Drop by teaspoon on ungreased cookie sheet and bake 12-15 minutes.
  5. For frosting, mix together all ingredients until smooth. Sprinkle with coconut if desired.

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