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Italian Almond Ricotta Cookies : Lightly Sweet with a Unique Texture

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These intensely almond cookies are chewy/cakey/dense/light--a delightfully addictive taste and texture!

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Difficulty Level



Needed Items


  • 15 minutes mixing
    10 minutes scooping & rolling
    11-15 minutes baking
    Total time ~45 minutes


  • 1/2 cup butter
    1/2 cup packed brown sugar
    2/3 cup white sugar
    1 egg
    1/2 tsp vanilla extract
    1/2 tsp almond extract
    1 cup ricotta cheese
    2 cups all-purpose flour
    1 tsp baking powder
    1 cup almond flour

Number of Servings

  • 28 cookies


  • Large baking sheet (or two medium ones)
    Large bowl
    Electric mixer
    Parchment paper


  • Allow butter to warm to room temperature
    Preheat oven to 350°

Additional Notes

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