Recipes: Delicious Italian Christmas cookies

Italian Christmas cookies.

Italian Christmas cookies You can cook Italian Christmas cookies using 13 ingredients and 5 steps. Here is how you cook that.

Ingredients of Italian Christmas cookies

  1. Prepare 1 cup of butter, softened.
  2. It's 2 cup of granulated sugar.
  3. Prepare 3 each of eggs.
  4. You need 15 oz of ricotta cheese.
  5. You need 2 tsp of vanilla extract.
  6. Prepare 4 cup of all-purpose flour.
  7. You need 1 tsp of salt.
  8. It's 1 tsp of baking soda.
  9. It's 1/4 cup of butter, softened.
  10. You need 4 cup of confectioners sugar.
  11. Prepare 1/2 tsp of vanilla extract.
  12. It's 4 tbsp of milk.
  13. You need 1 of sprinkles.

Italian Christmas cookies instructions

  1. In a large bowl cream butter and sugar. Add eggs one at a time beating well after each addition. Beat in ricotta and vanilla..
  2. Combine flour, salt, baking soda in a separate bowl and mix well..
  3. Stir dry ingredients into wet ingredients. Mix a small amount at a time..
  4. Drop rounded teaspoon of dough about 2 inches apart on greased cookie sheet. Bake at 350° for 10-12 minutes or until lightly brown. Let cool on baking racks..
  5. Mix frosting ingredients (butter, confectioners sugar, vanilla and milk) until smooth and frost cookies. Top with sprinkles..