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.

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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)

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.

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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.
  • 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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