Lemon Ricotta Cookies are the light and flavorful answer to your craving for a sweet treat.

YOU WILL NEED: – 2 ½ cups all-purpose flour – 2 teaspoons baking powder – ½ teaspoon baking soda – 1 teaspoon salt – ½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, softened

YOU WILL NEED: – 2 cups granulated white sugar – 2 eggs, room temperature – 1 container (15 ounce) ricotta cheese – 1 teaspoon vanilla extract – 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice

If you’ve never tried a ricotta cookie recipe, then this is definitely the one to begin your soon to be love of ricotta cookies.

The addition of lemon, and a light glaze on top, make these feel “fancy” without being time consuming or difficult to make.

My Italian ricotta cookies are soft and chewy and always a big hit for cookie exchanges.

This new recipe with a hint of lemon flavor is also a good choice for a cookie swap or dessert for a party any time of year.

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