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Italian Holiday Cookies

Italian Holiday Cookies
Recipe Date:
November 4, 2021
Serving Size:
Cook Time:
Imperial (US)
  • 1 cup Butter, softened
  • 2 cups Sugar
  • 3 Large Eggs, room temperature
  • 1 carton Ricotta Cheese
  • 2 tsps Vanilla Extract
  • 4 cups All-Purpose Flour
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Baking Soda
  • 1/4 cup Butter, softened
  • 4 cups Confectioner's Sugar
  • 1/2 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 4 tbsps 2% Milk
  • Coloured Sprinkles

Preheat oven to 350°.

In a bowl, cream together butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add the eggs, one at a time beating well after each addition. Beat in ricotta and vanilla.

Combine flour, salt and baking soda; gradually add to creamed mixture. 

Drop by tablespoonfuls onto greased baking sheets. Bake for 12-15 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove to wire racks to cool. 

In a large bowl, cream together butter, confectioners’ sugar, vanilla and milk until just combined. Frost cooled cookies and immediately decorate with sprinkles.

Enjoy with a glass of Icewine for the perfect pairing! 

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