Ricotta Cheese Cookies

Ricotta Cheese Cookies“One bite of these and you go, mmmm!  A  much sweeter cookie in comparison to the egg biscuits they resemble.  The ricotta cheese gives it a soft texture.  This is a favorite cookie of mine.   Enjoy!” 

Servings:  60      Bake Time:  15 minutes

INGREDIENTS:

2 cups sugar
1 cup softened butter
15 ounces ricotta cheese
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
2 eggs
4 cups flour
2 tablespoons baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
GLAZE
1 1/2 cups confectioners’ sugar
2 tablespoons milk

DIRECTIONS:

1. Preheat oven to 350°.
2. In large bowl of electric mixer, cream the sugar and margarine.
3. Increase speed to high, beat for 5 min. until light and fluffy.
4. At medium speed, beat in ricotta, vanilla, and eggs until well combined.
5. Reduce speed to low, add flour, baking powder, and salt and beat until dough forms.
6. Drop dough by tablespoons, 2 inches apart,, onto an ungreased cookie sheet.
7. Bake about 15 minutes, or until cookies are very lightly golden(cookies will be soft).
8. Cool on wire rack.
9. Frost with Glaze.
10. Store in a tin container.
Nutritional Information

Ricotta Cookies

Serving Size: 60 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 1/60
Amount Per Serving
Calories: 145
Calories from Fat: 28

* % Daily Value *
* Total Fat 3g 5%
* Saturated Fat 0g 0%
* Cholesterol 14mg 5%
* Sodium 135mg 6%
* Potassium – – %
* Total Carbohydrates 16g 5%
* Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
* Protein 1g 2%
* Sugars 10g
* Vitamin A 3%
* Vitamin C 0%
* Calcium 3%
* Iron 2%
* Thiamin – %
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* Vitamin B6 – %
* Magnesium – %
* Folate – %

* * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

 

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