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Ricotta Cookies Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Linda Dickinson

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/2 lb. butter or margarine
2 cups sugar
3 eggs
1 lb ricotta
1 tsp. baking soda
4 cups flour
1 tsp. salt
4 tsp. vanilla

Frosting
1 box confectioners sugar
1 stick butter
2 drops vanilla
1 tsp. milk or to desired consistency

Directions:
Directions:
Cream together butter and sugar. Add eggs, ricotta, and vanilla. Continue to cream until well blended. In a separate, mix dry ingredients. Blend the two mixtures together. Drop by tiny teaspoon on a greased cookie sheet. They will grow in size during baking, be careful not to make them too big. Bake for 9-10 minutes on 350. Cool completely before icing.

Once cooled, lay out on wax paper.

Icing- Combine confectioners sugar, 1/4 lb. soft butter and vanilla. Add milk a little at a time until desired consistency and continue mixing until smooth. Brush icing on cookie.
Optional: top with sugar crystals or sprinkles
Do not store until completely dry.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
96

 

 

 

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