Lemon Ricotta Cookies

These cookies have a texture somewhere between a shortbread cookie and a cake.I added some color to the glaze just to make it more colorful.You can totally skip it. They are not too sweet but the combination of Ricotta Cheese and lemon flavor is very tasty.

Recipe: Giada, Ofcourse

2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 tsp baking powder
1 teaspoon(s) salt
1 stick unsalted butter, softened
2 cups sugar
2 large eggs
1 15-ounce whole-milk ricotta cheese
3 tbsps fresh lemon juice
Grated zest from one lemon

1 1/2 cups Confectioners' sugar
3 tbsps fresh lemon juice
Grated zest of one lemon
2 drops of green food coloring, optional
  • Preheat the oven to 375F. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper
  • Mix the Flour,baking powder and salt in a bowl.
  • Beat butter and sugar until fluffy, about 2-3 min
  • Adding one egg at a time, beat until well combined
  • Combine the Ricotta Cheese, lemon juice, zest in a bowl
  • Stir the dry ingredients in the ricotta mixture
  • Drop about 2 tablespoonfuls of dough on to the baking sheet.
  • Bake for 15 min until golden on the edges
  • Remove them form the oven and let them cool down about 20 min
To make Glaze-
  • Combine Confectioners' sugar,lemon juice,zest and food coloring and mix till well combined
  • Pour about 1/2 tsp on each cookie and spread it evenly on the cookie


Have fun,


Prathibha said...

Lovely colorful cookies...looks gr8

Rachana said...

Scrumptious Cookies!!!

Priya said...

Scrumptious cookies, soo cute..

s said...

oh lovely...and unique colour too

Radhika @foodfor7stages said...

Lovely cookies. Giada's recipes rock.

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