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Ricotta Cookies

agosto 20, 2022

These are amazing and delicate Italian cookies with a delicious almond glaze, they are pretty delicious and are perfect for gift-giving!

Preparation Time: 25 mins

Cook: 10 mins

Additional: 1 hr 15 mins

Servings: 96


  • ½ pound butter
  • 1 3/4 cups white sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 15 ounces ricotta cheese
  • 2 tablespoons vanilla extract
  • 4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 5 tablespoons milk
  • 1 ½ cups confectioners’ sugar
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1/4 cup colored candy sprinkles


Step 1.
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

Step 2.
In a medium bowl, cream together butter, sugar, eggs, ricotta cheese, and vanilla extract. Combine the flour, baking powder, and baking soda; blend into the creamed mixture, mixing in additional flour as necessary to form a workable dough. Roll dough into teaspoon-sized balls, and arrange on an ungreased cookie sheet.

Step 3.
Bake 8 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven, until lightly browned.

Step 4.
In a medium bowl, beat milk, confectioners’ sugar, and almond extract until smooth. Spoon over warm cookies, and sprinkle with colored candy sprinkles.