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Butter Ricotta Cookies Recipe

Butter Ricotta Cookies Recipe A delicious and easy holiday cookies recipe that will make Santa very happy. The flavor is pure, and the texture is soft and tender.
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 18 cookies
Calories: 149kcal


  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter room temperature
  • 1/4 cup ricotta cheese room temperature
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 large Safest Choice egg
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt


  • Preheat oven to 350°F and line baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • In bowl of stand mixer on medium speed (or using hand mixer and medium sized bowl), add butter, ricotta cheese, sugar, and mix until light and fluffy. 
  • Next add egg and vanilla extract; mix until combined. 
  • Slow mixer down and add flour, baking soda, and salt until combined.
  • Refrigerate dough for 30-40 minutes. Measure out dough with a tablespoon and roll into balls. Add balls to baking sheet and slightly flatten tops.
  • Bake cookies for 10 minutes; cool on wire rack and serve.


Calories: 149kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 25mg | Sodium: 102mg | Potassium: 22mg | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 190IU | Calcium: 12mg | Iron: 0.7mg