Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Ricotta Cookies

If you haven't tried them before, you should. They are
so good, you can't even tell they have ricotta in them, 
something I didn't tell my son because I knew he might
not try it if I did. LOL =)

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2-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, softened
1 cup granulated sugar
1 egg
1 cup ricotta
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 cups confectioners sugar
3 tablespoons milk


  Cookies: Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Coat 2 baking sheets
 with nonstick cooking spray. 

Whisk flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt together; 
set aside.

  Beat butter and granulated sugar together until blended. 
Add egg, ricotta and vanilla, beating until combined.

  On low speed, add flour mixture and beat until blended. 
Drop by tablespoonfuls onto prepared pans.

Bake at 350 degrees F for 14 minutes or until lightly
 browned around edges. 
Let cool on sheets 3 minutes, then remove to 
rack to cool completely.

Glaze: Beat confectioners sugar and milk
 together until well blended. 
Dip tops of cookies into glaze and set aside
 until glaze has hardened.

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  1. I have a similar recipe that I make at Christmas and they are SO good. I am so "trained" to think of them only at Christmastime that I don't think to make them any other time of year. Yours look so cute decorated for Valentine's Day!

  2. These look amazing. OMG. Just discovered your blog from GYB hop this morning... loving all your recipes. :)