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Created by dharlander, Date Added: Friday, 08 July 2011
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Description

These cookies Italian Ricotta Cookies have been a family favorite, not only at Christmas time, but anytime. Easy to make and not real sweet. Very cake like, but moist. Even if you do not like ricotta (I can't imagine) you will love these.

Ingredients
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 lb butter ( no substitutions)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 3 eggs
  • 4 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 (16 ounce) containers ricotta cheese
  • Butter Frosting:
  • 2 cups confectioners\' sugar
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons cream
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
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Directions/Steps
  1. Preheat oven to 350°.
  2. Cream together sugar and butter.
  3. Add vanilla.
  4. Beat eggs in one at a time.
  5. Sift flour, salt and baking soda.
  6. Add to creamed mixture.
  7. Mix well.
  8. Add the ricotta cheese and mix thoroughly
  9. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto a non-stick cookie sheet or use parchment paper to line your cookie sheet. Bake for 12-15 minutes or until lightly browned. Allow to cool completely and frost if desired.
  10. Frosting:
  11. In a saucepan, over medium heat, heat cream and butter until butter is melted. Stir in the vanilla and confectioners' sugar.
  12. Remove from heat, and beat with an electric mixer until thick and smooth. You can more or less confectioners sugar depending on the how you want to frost them.

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Additional Tips

Don't go 'skinny' on the ricotta, use the full fat.

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Reviews
Review by tigressa68 , Wednesday, 19 December 2012 vote imagevote imagevote imagevote image
Amazing!
Review by Raygalante , Wednesday, 08 May 2013 vote imagevote imagevote imagevote image
Awesome cookies! I used lemon zest.
Review by Joey Meatballs , Tuesday, 03 December 2013 vote imagevote imagevote imagevote image
OMG....The BEST EVER!
Review by amethyst , Saturday, 08 February 2014 vote imagevote imagevote image
Lovely soft biscuits, very Moorish ! Nice plain or iced
Review by thesicilian313 , Wednesday, 12 February 2014 vote imagevote imagevote image
Great cookies made them for the family and they went over well. My son Michael Anthony is taking them to school for his Valentine party with heart sprinkles on them. Goes good with coffee also.