An Italian Grandma's Tender Ricotta Cookies Recipe Makes Life Good by 30Seconds Food

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5 months ago
An Italian Grandma's Tender Ricotta Cookies Recipe Makes Life Good

Ricotta cookies are small, moist cookies that families baked in Italy for special occasions. Any day is a special occasion, so try this easy ricotta cookie recipe and celebrate being alive.

Moist, tender ricotta cookies are a popular dessert in Italy. There are many variations of the recipe, and they are passed down from generation to generation. Here's an easy grandma-approved ricotta cookie recipe to try.

Cuisine: Italian
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 12 minutes
Total Time: 22 minutes

Servings: Makes about 24 cookies, depending on size


Here's how to make it: 

  1. Combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt in a bowl. 
  2. In another bowl, cream together the butter and sugars with an electric mixer. Add the egg, vanilla and ricotta. Mix well.
  3. Slowly start adding the flour mixture to the wet mixture. 
  4. Fold in the chocolate chips. 
  5. Drop the dough by teaspoons full onto baking sheets that have been lined with parchment paper. Bake in a preheated 350-degree F oven for about 10 to 12 minutes, or until the bottoms begin to get lightly browned. Remove and cool.

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Donna John
Yum. I love anything Italian. :)
These are speaking to me, wow! 😍
Elisa A. Schmitz 30Seconds
I love ricotta cheese. What a great idea to put it into cookies, yum!

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