Ricotta Cheese Cookies

Ricotta Cheese Cookies

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  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    servings


Ingredients

  • 2

    cups sugar

  • 1

    cup butter, softened

  • 1

    15oz container ricotta cheese

  • 2

    tsp vanilla extract

  • 2

    large eggs

  • 4

    cups all purpose flour

  • 2

    tsp baking powder

  • 1

    tsp salt

  • cup confectioner's sugar

  • 3

    Tbsp milk

Directions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F 1. In a large bowl, with mixer at low speed, beat sugar and butter until blended. 2. Increase speed to high, beat until light and fluffy, about 5 minutes. At medium speed, beat in ricotta, vanilla and eggs until well combined 3. Reduce speed to low. Add the flour, baking powder and salt. Beat until dough forms 4. Drop dough by level Tablespoons, about 2 inches apart, onto engrossed large cookie sheets. Bake about 15 minutes or until cookies are very lightly golden (cookies will be soft). With a pancake turner, remove the cookies to wire rack, to cool. Repeat with remaining dough. 5. When cookies are cool, prepare icing: In a small bowl, stir the confectioner's sugar and milk until smooth. With a small metal spatula or knife, spread icing on cookies; (sprinkle with red and green sugar crystals if making for holidays). 6. Set cookies aside and allow icing to dry completely, about 1 hour.


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