1 cup butter
2 cups white sugar
455g ricotta cheese
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
4 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 cup milk
1/2 teaspoon butter
1/2 teaspoon shortening
4 cups confectioners' sugar
1 tablespoon lemon extract
1/2 cup colored candy sprinkles
1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease cookie sheets.
2 In a large bowl, cream together the 1 cup of butter and sugar. Beat in the
eggs, one at a time, then stir in the ricotta cheese and vanilla. Combine the
flour, baking powder and baking soda, stir into the ricotta mixture. Drop by
rounded spoonfuls onto the prepared cookie sheet.
3 Bake for 8 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven. Allow cookies to cool on
baking sheet for 5 minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool completely.
4 To make the frosting warm the milk, 1/2 teaspoon of butter and shortening,
in a small saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally until solids
are melted. Remove from heat and gradually stir in the confectioners' sugar
and lemon extract. Dip each cookie into the icing then dip in colored sugar
This Cheese Recipe makes 4 dozen cookies.
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