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Ricotta Cookies Recipe

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This recipe for Ricotta Cookies, by , is from Na'ESa's Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Na'Esa Jefferson



* 2 cups sugar

* 1 cup (2 sticks) margarine or butter, softened ( but really, no margarine UNLESS YOU HAVE TO!)

* 1 container ( or 15-ounces if you buy the big ones) of ricotta cheese

* 2 teaspoons vanilla extract

* 2 large eggs

* 4 cups all-purpose flour

* 2 tablespoons baking powder

* 1 teaspoon salt

Glaze Ingredients

1 1/2 cups of confectioner's sugar

1 1/2 tablespoons of fresh lemon juice



* Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

* In large bowl beat sugar and margarine or butter until blended.

* After the ingredients are blended - beat until light and fluffy, about 5 minutes.

* Add ricotta, vanilla, and eggs until well combined at a medium speed.

* Add flour, baking powder, and salt. Beat until dough forms.

* Drop dough by level tablespoons, about 2 inches apart, onto ungreased large cookie sheet.

* Bake about 15 minutes or until cookies are very lightly golden (cookies will be soft and cake like).


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Yields 6 Dozen I cut this recipe in half!
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20-30 minutes




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