Cheese Cookies

cheese cookies

Ingredients

    •  1 cup + 2 Tablespoons of unsalted butter, softened

 

    • 1 cup of farmers cheese (or ricotta cheese)

 

    • 2 teaspoons of sour cream

 

    • Pinch of vanilla

 

    • 1/2 teaspoons of baking soda

 

    • 1 teaspoon of lemon juice

 

    • 2 cups of flour + to sprinkle on the surface when rolling

 

    • 1/2 cup of sugar

 

  • 1 large egg  

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Directions:

  • In a bowl, beat 1 cup and 2 Tablespoons of softened unsalted butter until smooth and no clumps.
  • Add to the butter 1 cup of farmers cheese or ricotta cheese. Mix well with a spoon.
  • Fold in 2 teaspoons of sour cream, and a pinch of vanilla.

cheese cookies

  • In a separate small bowl or cup mix 1/2 teaspoon of baking soda and 1 teaspoon of lemon juice, it will foam. Add to the bowl with the rest of ingredients.
  • Fold in 2 cups of flour. Mix well, until all is incorporated. The dough should be soft. (Mixing with hands will help incorporate faster).

cheese cookies

  • Preheat oven to 350F. Also prepare a baking sheet by putting a sheet of parchment paper.
  • With a fork beat 1 Large egg, for brushing the top of each cookie.
  • Divide the dough in half. Sprinkle some flour onto your surface where you can roll out the dough.
  • Take one half of dough, gently roll out into a rectangle shape. (If the dough is sticking to surface it means you are pushing to hard).
  • Sprinkle a generous amount of sugar throughout the rolled out dough. (leave some for the other half of dough and to sprinkle on top of each cookie).
  • From the long side roll in the dough.

cheese cookies

  • Cut into small pieces. (Remember they will expand when baking!) Put each piece onto the baking sheet and lightly push down each piece with two fingers.
  • Brush each piece with beaten egg, and sprinkle with sugar.
  • (repeat the process with the other half of dough)

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  • Bake for 35-40 minutes or until golden brown.

cheese cookies

Cheese Cookies

Servings: 8
Calories: 440kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 cup + 2 tbsp unsalted butter (softened)
  • 1 cup farmers cheese (or ricotta cheese)
  • 2 teaspoons sour cream
  • Pinch vanilla
  • 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 2 cups flour + to sprinkle on the surface when rolling
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 tbsp unsalted butter

Instructions

  • In a bowl, beat 1 cup and 2 Tablespoons of softened unsalted butter until it is smooth with no clumps.
  • Add to the butter 1 cup of farmers cheese or ricotta cheese. Mix well with a spoon.
  • Fold in 2 teaspoons of sour cream, and a pinch of vanilla.
  • In a separate small bowl or cup mix 1/2 teaspoon of baking soda and 1 teaspoon of lemon juice, it will foam. Add to the bowl with the rest of ingredients.
  • Fold in 2 cups of flour. Mix well, until all is incorporated. The dough should be soft. (mixing with hands will help incorporate faster).
  • Preheat oven to 350F. Also prepare a baking sheet by putting a sheet of parchment paper.
  • With a fork beat 1 Large egg, for brushing the top of each cookie.
  • Divide the dough in half. Sprinkle some flour onto your surface where you can roll out the dough.
  • Take one half of dough, gently roll out into a rectangle shape. (If the dough is sticking to surface it means you are pushing to hard)
  • Sprinkle a generous amount of sugar throughout the rolled out dough. (leave some for the other half of dough and to sprinkle on top of each cookie)
  • From the long side roll in the dough.
  • Cut into small pieces. (Remember they will expand when baking!) Put each piece onto the baking sheet and lightly push down each piece with two fingers.
  • Brush each piece with beaten egg, and sprinkle with sugar.
  • (repeat the process with the other half of dough).
  • Bake for 35-40 minutes or until golden brown.

Nutrition

Calories: 440kcal | Carbohydrates: 36g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 29g | Saturated Fat: 18g | Cholesterol: 99mg | Sodium: 199mg | Potassium: 47mg | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 16.5% | Vitamin C: 0.3% | Calcium: 1.5% | Iron: 8.6%
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