Cheese Cookies

cheese cookies

Ingredients

    •  1 cup + 2 Tbsp of unsalted butter, softened
    • 1 cup of farmers cheese (or ricotta cheese)
    • 2 tsp of sour cream
    • Pinch of vanilla
    • 1/2 tsp of baking soda
    • 1 tsp 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.

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  • 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).

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  • 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.

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  • 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 to seal the open end.
  • 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.

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Equipment I Used

cheese cookies

Cheese Cookies

Course Dessert
Cuisine Russian
Servings 8
Calories 440 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup + 2 tbsp unsalted butter (softened)
  • 1 cup farmers cheese (or ricotta cheese)
  • 2 tsp sour cream
  • Pinch vanilla
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 2 cups flour + a little extra for sprinkling
  • ½ 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.
    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 to seal the open end.
  • Brush each piece with beaten egg, and sprinkle with sugar.
  • (repeat the process with the other half of dough).
    cheese cookies
  • Bake for 35-40 minutes or until golden brown.
    cheese cookies

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Cheese Cookies
Amount Per Serving
Calories 440 Calories from Fat 261
% Daily Value*
Fat 29g45%
Saturated Fat 18g113%
Cholesterol 99mg33%
Sodium 210mg9%
Potassium 48mg1%
Carbohydrates 36g12%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 13g14%
Protein 8g16%
Vitamin A 828IU17%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 15mg2%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Keyword butter, dessert, farmers cheese, flour, lemon juice, ricotta, ricotta cheese, russian cookie, russian cookies, russian dessert, sour cream, vanilla
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