Lemon Ricotta Cookies — Most Popular Pin of the Week

Find out how to prepare easy, guilt-free cookies with Giada De Laurentiis' simple recipe.

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Giada's Lemon Ricotta Cookies with Lemon Glaze

Giada's Lemon Ricotta Cookies with Lemon Glaze

Photo by: Tara Donne

Tara Donne

Fall is just around the corner, and that means cookie season is fast approaching. While it might not be time to break out the holiday recipe box just yet, you can use this week's Most Popular Pin of the Week to fill the cookie jar and brush up on your baking skills. These beauties are perfect as a surprise treat in the kids' lunchboxes or as an after-school snack, and since they're topped with a simple lemon glaze, they're a great light bite for this time of year. Plus, these 5-star sweets come in at around 113 calories each, so you don't have to feel guilty about having one or two after the kids go to bed.

For more easy desserts like this, check out Food Network's Let's Bake board on Pinterest.

Get the recipe: Giada De Laurentiis' Lemon Ricotta Cookies with Lemon Glaze

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