• prep: 20 min
  • cook: 10 min
  • total: 30 min
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  • Summary

    Italian Ricotta Cookies recipe are incredibly soft with a tender texture, delicious, and absolutely perfect for any holiday, not just for Christmas.

    Ingredients

    • Cookies:
    • 1 cup unsalted butter (2 sticks), softened to room temperature
    • 2 cups sugar
    • 2 eggs
    • 15 ounces full-fat Ricotta cheese
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    • 2 tablespoons orange zest (or fresh)
    • 4 and ½ cups all purpose flour
    • 1 teaspoon baking powder
    • 1 teaspoon baking soda
    • ½ teaspoon salt
    • Glaze:
    • ¼ cup butter, melted
    • 2 cups powdered sugar
    • 3 tablespoons heavy cream

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 1764 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 78 g 119.49%
    • Saturated Fat: 48 g 238.26%
    • Trans Fat: 2 g %
    • Cholesterol: 220 mg 73.18%
    • Sodium: 963 mg 40.12%
    • Calcium: 296 mg 29.6%
    • Potassium: 311 mg 8.89%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 6 mg 36.06%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 251 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 4 g 14.38%
    • Sugar: 141 g
    • Protein: 31 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 3 g
    • Vitamin A 48.56%
    • Vitamin C 6.91%
    • Vitamin D 4.43%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat14
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs10
    • Exchange - Starch7
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat2
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total9 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy1 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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