Italian Christmas Cookies

Old fashioned Italian Christmas cookies. Very easy to make and yummy too! This recipe was adopted from Taste of Home. Show more

Ready In: 27 mins

Serves: 30

Yields: 96 cookies

Ingredients

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Directions

  1. In a bowl, cream butter and sugar. Add the eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  2. Beat in ricotta and vanilla.
  3. Combine flour, salt and baking soda; gradually add to creamed mixture.
  4. Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls 2 inches apart onto greased baking sheets. Bake at 350° for 10-12 minutes or until lightly browned.
  5. Remove to wire racks to cool.
  6. In a bowl, cream butter, sugar and vanilla. Add enough milk until frosting reaches spreading consistency. Frost cooled cookies and immediately decorate with sprinkles. Store in the refrigerator.
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