Ricotta Cookies

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READY IN: 29mins
Recipe by sarah_bean

These are a soft, cake-like cookies. They are absolutely yummy. I got this recipe from The Canadian Baker.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preparation:.
  2. In large bowl, beat butter with sugar until fluffy; beat in egg, ricotta and vanilla, beating well after each.
  3. In separate bowl, whisk together flour, salt, baking soda and baking powder; stir into ricotta mixture.
  4. Drop by generous 1 tbsp (15 mL) onto parchment paper–lined rimless baking sheets. Bake in 350°F (180°C) oven until bottoms are golden, 12 to 14 minutes. Transfer to racks and let cool.
  5. Icing:.
  6. In bowl, beat cream cheese with butter. Beat in icing sugar until creamy; beat in vanilla. Divide into thirds; tint each desired pastel colour. Spread over tops of cookies. Refrigerate until icing is firm, about 30 minutes. (Make-ahead: Refrigerate in airtight container for up to 2 days.).

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