Vanilla Ricotta Biscuits

    Vanilla Ricotta Biscuits

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    A delicious biscuit with vanilla icing. Very moist and crumbly and very easy to make! It almost has a cheesecake flavour.

    Ingredients
    Serves: 36 

    • 125g butter, softened
    • 1 cup (220g) white sugar
    • 2 eggs
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
    • 250g ricotta cheese
    • 2 cups (250g) plain flour
    • 1/2 teaspoon bicarb soda
    • 1/4 teaspoon salt
    • 2 tablespoons butter, softened
    • 2 cups (375g) icing sugar
    • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla essence
    • 1 1/2 tablespoons milk

    Directions
    Preparation:30min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Ready in:40min 

    1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees C. Grease baking trays.
    2. In a medium bowl cream together 125g butter and white sugar until smooth. Beat in the eggs one at a time, then stir in the vanilla and ricotta cheese. Combine the flour, bicarb soda and salt; gradually stir into the cheese mixture. Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls 5cm apart onto the prepared baking trays.
    3. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven or until edges are golden. Allow biscuits to cool on baking tray for 5 minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool completely.
    4. In a medium bowl cream together the remaining butter and icing sugar. Beat in vanilla and milk gradually until a spreadable consistency is reached. Ice cooled biscuits.

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    These are really yum, and even yummier when iced with lemon icing! I would advise people to chill the dough first as it's quite sticky, but only if you're like me and can't resist rolling and flattening cookies when it says not to. - 13 Jul 2011

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