Lemon Ricotta Cookies


Glazed lemon cookies made with ricotta cheese are one of the tastiest and most refreshing treats.

These citrusy-sweet treats are loved by all ages.

all-purpose flour

baking powder



granulated sugar

powdered sugar

unsalted butter

lemon zest

whole milk ricotta


fresh lemon juice

Whisk together the flour, baking powder, and salt in a medium bowl. Set aside.

In a large bowl, add sugar, butter, and lemon zest. Beat for about 2 minutes or until light and fluffy.

Beat in the ricotta, egg, and 2 tablespoon of lemon juice to the sugar and butter mixture until combined.

Add in the flour mixture and mix until just combined.

Cover the dough and refrigerate for at least 2 hours.

Use a cookie scoop to create dough balls. Place them on the baking sheet 2 inches apart.

Bake until the bottom of the cookie starts to brown slightly.

Whisk together powdered sugar, lemon juice, and lemon zest in a small bowl to make the glaze.

Drizzle the fresh lemon glaze over the cooled cookies.

If desired, sprinkle lemon zest over the glaze.

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