lavender powder a little goes a long way so start small and add until desired taste
natural food coloringoptional
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.
Mix all the ingredients until smooth and the right consistency for spreading on the cookies when they have cooled.