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Lemon Ricotta Cookies with Lemon Glaze Recipe

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This recipe for Lemon Ricotta Cookies with Lemon Glaze, by , is from The Dillard Family and Friends Cookbook Project, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Giada De Laurentiis
Added: Thursday, January 29, 2009

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Cookies:

2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
1 stick unsalted butter, softened
2 cups sugar
2 eggs
3 tablespoons lemon juice
1 lemon, zested
15-ounce container whole milk ricotta cheese



Glaze:

1 cups powdered sugar
3 tablespoons lemon juice
1 lemon, zested

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat the oven to 375 F. COOKIES:In a medium bowl combine the flour, baking powder, and salt. Set aside. In the large bowl combine the butter and the sugar. Using an electric mixer beat the butter and sugar until light and fluffy, about 3 minutes. Add the eggs, 1 at a time, beating until incorporated. Add the ricotta cheese, lemon juice, and lemon zest. Beat to combine. Stir in the dry ingredients.

Line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper. Spoon the dough (about 2 tablespoons for each cookie) onto the baking sheets. Bake for 15 minutes, until slightly golden at the edges. Remove from the oven and let the cookies rest on the baking sheet for 20 minutes.

GLAZE: Combine the powdered sugar, lemon juice, and lemon zest in a small bowl and stir until smooth. Spoon about -teaspoon onto each cookie and use the back of the spoon to gently spread. Let the glaze harden for about 2 hours.

 

 

 

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