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Lavender Ricotta Drop Cookies

Course: Dessert

Ingredients

  • 2 sticks of butter
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3 FGF pasture raised eggs
  • 4 cups flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 lb ricotta cheese

Frosting

  • 6 tbsp butter room temperture
  • cups powdered sugar
  • ¼ cup milk
  • tsp vanilla extract
  • lavender powder a little goes a long way so start small and add until desired taste
  • natural food coloring optional

Instructions

For Cookies

  • Cream butter, sugar, vanilla. Add eggs one at a time until creamy and fluffy.  Sift the flour, baking soda, and salt together and add to the creamed butter mixture, alternating with the ricotta cheese. Mix well.
  • Drop by the teaspoonsful onto a lightly greased cookie sheet or use parchment paper. Bake at 350 degrees until just cooked and starting to brown on  the bottom. Do not let the top of the cookie get brown.

For Frosting

  • Mix all the ingredients until smooth and the right consistency for  spreading on the cookies when  they have cooled.

Notes

TIP: These cookies keep great in the freezer.