Italian Cheese Cookies

Serves: 5
Total Calories: 2,067
Yield: 4 dozen


2 cups sugar
1 cup butter, softened
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 teaspoon salt
1 (15-ounce) container ricotta cheese
4 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
Sweet Vanilla Icing:
2/3 cup plus 1 tablespoon sweetened condensed milk
1/2 cup butter, softened
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 cups powdered sugar
Optional: red food coloring


Italian Cheese Cookies:
Use an electric mixer on medium speed to blend sugar, butter, vanilla, salt and ricotta cheese. Gradually stir in flour; mix in baking soda. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 350 degrees for 10 to 13 minutes. Cool on wire racks. Spread Sweet Vanilla Icing over cookies.

Sweet Vanilla Icing:
Mix all remaining ingredients with an electric mixer on low speed.

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 5
Total Calories: 2,067
Calories from Fat: 512

This Italian Cheese Cookies recipe is from the 101 Cupcake, Cookie & Brownie Recipes Cookbook. Download this Cookbook today.

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