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Lemon Glazed Ricotta Cookies

Lemon Glazed Ricotta Cookies


  • Ricotta Cookie:
  • 1 cup softened butter
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 15 ounce container of ricotta cheese
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 large eggs
  • 4 cups flour
  • 2 tablespoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • Lemon Glaze:
  • 1 1/2 cups confectioners sugar
  • 1 tablespoon of milk
  • 2 tablespoons of fresh lemon juice


  1. Ricotta Cookie:
  2. Preheat oven to 350F
  3. Line baking sheets with parchment paper
  4. In a large bowl cream together butter and sugar using stand mixer or hand mixer
  5. Add ricotta, vanilla and eggs and mix until combined
  6. Add flour baking powder and salt and mix until dough forms
  7. Drop rounded tablespoons( about 2 tablespoons) onto the lined baking sheets leaving 2 inches in between each cookie
  8. Bake cookies for 15 minutes or until a light golden brown
  9. Remove cookies and transfer to a cooling rack
  10. Lemon Glaze:
  11. In a small bowl stir confectioner sugar, milk and lemon juice until smooth
  12. Once cookies are cooled spread icing onto each cookie and let dry
  • Prep Time: 20 mins
  • Cook Time: 15 mins
  • Category: Dessert