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Ricotta Cheese Cookies

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This much-loved cookie recipe is quick, easy, delicious, and pretty. You can't go wrong!

Makes about 100

For the cookies:
1 cup butter, softened
2 cups granulated sugar
1 (15 ounce) container of ricotta cheese
3 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking soda
4 cups all-purpose flour

For the glaze:
1 cup powdered sugar

Preheat oven to 350 F. Mix all of the cookie ingredients well until the dough sticks together into a big ball. It will be sticky. Drop by teaspoonfulls on an ungreased cookie sheet. Bake 10 minutes or until the bottoms turn golden brown. Let cool for 1 minute and then transfer to wire racks to cool completely. In a small saucepan slowly stir milk into the powdered sugar until it creates a glaze thin enough to be spread over the cookies. Stir over low heat then spread over cooled cookies. Quickly top with sprinkles.

Note: Photo donated by the American Dairy Association. Many people write to ask if there is an error in the recipe because there are no eggs. This is an eggless recipe, no eggs are required.

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Reviews of Ricotta Cheese Cookies:

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  A cookie baker in Oklahoma  Dec 10, 2014
Would make this again.
These are incredible. My family loved them and they were gone in two days!! 5 stars

  Lysa in Florida  Nov 24, 2014
Would make this again.
Delicious 5 stars

  A cookie baker  Jun 19, 2014
Would make this again.
My kids and I love these. I didn't even make the glaze. We ate them plain and they were very good. 5 stars

  KPM in Rochester, NY  Apr 5, 2014
Would make this again.
Family and friends love this recipe. I thought there was an error in the recipe because there weren't any eggs but I tried 1 egg once and preferred the cookie without. Very moist and very tasty. 5 stars

  tammy in hope, ny  Jan 26, 2014
Would make this again.
i absolutely loved these cookies. i didnt even bother with the glaze, just ate the cookies wihout it. i found them to be extremely addicting. i felt as though i were biting into a cloud. they were so light and airy delicious! love love love this cookie! 5 stars

  A cookie baker  Dec 21, 2013
Would make this again.
Unsalted or salted butter? 5 stars

  A cookie baker  Dec 21, 2013
Would make this again.
We weren't too impressed with them. Too soft and I had problems making the sugar glaze. 3 stars

  A cookie baker in 02905  Dec 16, 2013
Would make this again.
how much milk 4 stars

  cookie queen in nj  Nov 30, 2013
Would make this again.
Love how easy the kid Love helping 5 stars

  andrea in Florida  Dec 27, 2012
Would make this again.
I love to experiment each Christmas with new cookie recipes and these were delicious. Everyone said I need to make them again 5 stars

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