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Lemon Raspberry Ricotta Cookies

Ricotta cookies are one of life’s simple pleasures.  Spongy, fluffy and oh so addicting.  What is better than a regular ol’ ricotta cookie?  A lemon ricotta cookie with raspberry glaze!  These two bright, fresh flavors compliment each other in a way that will have you not wanting to share with others.  See the video for instructions on how to make them and get the full printable recipe below!

Lemon Raspberry Ricotta Cookies
Lemon Raspberry Ricotta Cookies
Ingredients
    For Cookies:
  • 2 sticks (1 cup) butter, softened
  • About 2 cups (425 grams) sugar
  • 1 ¾ cups ricotta cheese (15 ounces)
  • Grated zest of 2 small or 1 large lemons
  • 3 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract, divided into 2 1/2 tsp for dough and 1 for icing
  • 2 large eggs
  • About 4 cups (480 grams) all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp (10 grams) baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp fine sea salt
    For icing:
  • 2 cups (240 grams) confectioners’ sugar
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 10 grams freeze dried raspberries, ground into dust
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • ¼ cup to 1/2 cup milk, as needed
Instructions
  1. Using a mixer, cream 2 sticks butter with sugar until fluffy.
  2. Add ricotta, lemon zest and 2 1/2 teaspoons vanilla and beat well.
  3. Beat in the eggs then mix in flour, baking soda and salt.
  4. Cover dough and chill for at least 2 hours and up two days.
  5. Heat oven to 350 and line cookie sheet with parchment paper or silicone liners.
  6. Add dough balls to cookie sheet and space 2 inches apart.
  7. Bake until just golden on the bottom, about 15 minutes.
  8. Let cool on wire racks.
  9. Sift confectioners’ sugar, then whisk in lemon juice,freeze dried raspberry dust, remaining 1 teaspoon vanilla and enough milk to make a thick, spreadable icing.
  10. Spread icing on cooled cookies, then let set for at least 20 minutes before serving.
http://www.mrskringleskitchen.com/2017/08/03/lemon-raspberry-ricotta-cookies/

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