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Ricotta Cookies

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Ingredients

3 eggs
2 cups sugar
1 cup butter or margarine
2 teaspoons vanilla
1 pound ricotta cheese
4 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon salt

Frosting:
1 16 ounce package powdered sugar
1/4 cup butter or margarine
2 teaspoons vanilla
3-4 tablespoons milk

Instructions

Cream eggs, sugar and butter together. Add vanilla and ricotta cheese. Beat well while adding flour, soda and salt. Drop by teaspoon onto ungreased cookie sheet. Bake for 15 minutes at 350 degrees. (Will be very light colored, not browned, when done). Cool and frost.

Frosting: Beat sugar, butter and vanilla together. Add milk and beat until smooth. Yield 6-7 dozen

Geri Maitlen
Moline



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