Lemon Ricotta Cookies with Lemon Glaze

Total Time:
2 hr 50 min
Prep:
15 min
Inactive:
2 hr 20 min
Cook:
15 min

Yield:
44 cookies
Level:
Easy

NUTRITION INFO
Ingredients
Directions

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.

Cookies:

In a medium bowl combine the flour, baking powder, and salt. Set aside.

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.

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:

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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Absolutely delicious.  They are by far some of the best I have ever had and my family agrees.<br />Gloria<br /> item not reviewed by moderator and published
The worse tasting cookies ever. It doesn't even deserve one rating.  Can't imagine why almost every comment is how good they are.  Pretty tasteless.  I can't tear this recipe up quick enough. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Worst tasting cookies ever, they don't even taste like cookies, more like thick and doughy pancakes. Don't waist your natural resources on this one! item not reviewed by moderator and published
meh. good, but not a keeper. cookie itself needed more lemon flavor item not reviewed by moderator and published
Absolutely delicious! As another reviewer mentioned, I too used about 1 tablespoon of dough rather than 2. Love a smaller cookie. Wonderful lemon flavor. If you use less dough, I found the baking time was around 11 minutes. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Great cookie! I don't consider myself a baker, but this recipe was simple and easy to follow. I will definitely make these again, but you don't need 2 tbsp of dough. The cookies were huge. The glaze magnified the taste immensely. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Fantastic! item not reviewed by moderator and published
These were disappointing considering all the good reviews. These cookies do not have a good taste. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Wow! These are good!! Easy and good!! I want to through ricotta in every cookie I make now! I will admit that among all my other holiday cookies these fell short on the beauty factor but once I told people what they were and they tried them they couldn't stop raving about them. A year round keeper! item not reviewed by moderator and published
We loved these cookies! They were gone then next day! We did cut down the lemon juice to half for the frosting. And omitted the zest just because we thinks her ricotta should be the star of the show. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I do agree we love this. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I'd have to guess you didn't follow the recipe correctly or something, because I haven't experienced a single person in my personal life who thought these were anything short of amazing. item not reviewed by moderator and published

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