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Fluffy Lemon Cookies

Updated: Mar 29, 2021

Makes 40 cookies

Cookie Ingredients

2 ½ cups flour

1 tsp baking powder

1 tsp salt

½ cup unsalted butter, softened

2 cups sugar

2 eggs

450 g ricotta

3 Tbsp lemon juice

1 lemon, zested

Cookie Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 F

  2. Combine flour, baking powder, and salt. Set aside.

  3. Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy

  4. Add eggs 1 at a time, beating until incorporated

  5. Add the ricotta, lemon juice and lemon zest and blend well

  6. Stir in dry ingredients until well blended

  7. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper

  8. Use a small scooper and spoon onto baking sheet

  9. Bake for 15 minutes, until slightly golden on the edges

  10. Remove from oven and let cool on baking sheet for 20 minutes

Glaze Ingredients

1 ½ cups powdered sugar

3 Tbsp lemon juice

1 lemon, zested

Glaze Directions

  1. Combine the sugar, lemon juice and lemon zest until smooth

  2. Spoon or brush over each cookie

  3. Let the glaze harden by placing them in freezer for 1/2 hour

  4. Pack the cookies into a decorative container and freeze for up to 3 months


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