This is a great holiday cookie recipe. Moist, tender and sweet. You can cut back on the sugar and you will still get the perfect cookie. Light confectionery sugar and milk make the best frosting. Add a little food coloring or sprinkles if you like.
Kids love them, adults love them! These cookies have been a family favorite for many years. You can't eat one!!!!!!
Italian Ricotta Cookies
2 cups sugar
2 sticks soft butter or margarine(I use butter for all my recipes)
1 lb. (15 oz) Ricotta
4 cups flour
1 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. vanilla, anise, lemon or orange extract
I made lemon flavored ones today and iced them with white icing and coconut...Yummy!
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Cream butter and sugar, add eggs and beat until well blended..
Add extract. Combine flour and baking soda, add to creamed mixture, alternating flour and Ricotta cheese..