Italian Ricotta Cookies

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 90
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 62.0
  • Total Fat: 2.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 12.2 mg
  • Sodium: 39.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 8.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.2 g
  • Protein: 1.3 g

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Number of Servings: 90


    1 cup Butter, salted
    1.75 cup Granulated Sugar
    2 large Egg, fresh, whole, raw
    1.85 cup Ricotta Cheese, whole milk
    2 tbsp Vanilla Extract
    4 cup Flour - Gold medal all purpose flour
    1 tsp Baking Powder
    1 tsp Baking Soda

    1 1/2 cups powdered sugar
    4-5 TB milk
    1 tsp. almond extract


Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
In a medium bowl, cream softened butter and sugar. Add the eggs, ricotta cheese, and vanilla extract; mix until well combined. In a separate medium bowl, combine the flour, baking powder and baking soda. Add the flour mixture to the ricotta mixture; mix well. roll or scoop the dough into teaspoon-size balls. Please on an ungreased cookie sheet about 2 inches apart.
Bake 8-10 minutes or until lightly browned. Allow cookies to cool on the baking sheet 3 minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.
In a medium bowl, beat the milk, powdered sugar & almond extract until smooth. Dip the tops of the cookies in the glaze and set upright back on the wire rack. Immediately top with sprinkles. Repeat for remaining cookies.

Serving Size: 1 cookie

Number of Servings: 90

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user AHOYTX.

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