Italian Ricotta Cookies

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These traditional Italian Ricotta Cookies are soft, moist and coated with a thick frosting! Garnish the little gems with red and green sprinkles for your Christmas cookie tray, or use rainbow sprinkles to enjoy them year-round for any special occasion. It's a simple, make-ahead dessert that's perfect for sharing with loved ones!

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For the Cookies:
1 c salted butter
1 c ricotta cheese
2 t vanilla extract
2 c sugar
2 eggs
4 c all purpose flour
2.5 t baking powder
1 t salt
For the Frosting:
1 T salted butter
3.75 c confectioners sugar
1/2 t almond extract
1 t vanilla extract
4-6 T milk
  • Using an electric mixer, cream together butter and ricotta. Add vanilla; mix well. Gradually add the sugar, mixing well to combine. Add eggs, one at a time, mixing well after each.
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Nutritions

Calories
209

Sodium
120mg
5% DV

Fat
7g
12% DV

Protein
3g
6% DV

Carbs
31g
10% DV

Fiber
1.0g
4% DV

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