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Lemon Ricotta Cookies with Lemon Glaze June 15, 2012

Filed under: Dessert,Recipes — admin @ 10:41 am

These cookies are amazing. My son loved them as well.

Lemon Ricotta Cookies with Lemon Glaze

Serves 44
Prep time 15 minutes
Cook time 15 minutes
Total time 30 minutes
Meal type Dessert
Website Food Network (Giada De Laurentiis)

Ingredients

Cookies

  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 stick unsalted butter, softened
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 15oz container whole milk ricotta cheese
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 Zest lemon

Glaze

  • 1 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 Zest lemon

Directions

Step 1
Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.
Cookies
Step 2
In a medium bowl combine the flour, baking powder, and salt. Set aside.
Step 3
In the large bowl combine the butter and the sugar. Using an electric mixer beat the butter and sugar until light and fluffy, about 3 minutes. Add the eggs, 1 at a time, beating until incorporated. Add the ricotta cheese, lemon juice, and lemon zest. Beat to combine. Stir in the dry ingredients.
Step 4
Line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper. Spoon the dough (about 2 tablespoons for each cookie) onto the baking sheets. Bake for 15 minutes, until slightly golden at the edges. Remove from the oven and let the cookies rest on the baking sheet for 20 minutes.
Glaze
Step 5
Combine the powdered sugar, lemon juice, and lemon zest in a small bowl and stir until smooth. Spoon about 1/2-teaspoon onto each cookie and use the back of the spoon to gently spread. Let the glaze harden for about 2 hours. Pack the cookies into a decorative container.
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