Ricotta Lemon Cookies

Ricotta Lemon Cookies are a great choice for Easter dessert! Soft lemon cookies topped with lemon cream cheese frosting are the best!

For these Ricotta Lemon Cookies you'll need: flour, sugar, powdered sugar, lemon juice & zest, egg, baking soda, cream cheese, butter, ricotta, vanilla and salt.


First whisk your dry ingredients together in a medium mixing bowl. Set aside until needed.

How To Make Ricotta Cookies

Cream sugar, butter, ricotta and lemon zest until light and fluff. About 3 minutes on medium speed.

Lemon Ricotta Cookies

Mix eggs in one at a time. Mix in vanilla extract just until combined.

Making Lemon Ricotta Cookies

Add dry ingredients to the ricotta lemon cookie mixture. Do not overmix.

Ricotta Cookies

Scoop ricotta lemon cookie dough into 2oz portions on a parchment lined sheet tray. Chill for 4-24 hours.

Scoop Ricotta Lemon Cookies 

Make lemon cream cheese frosting while the ricotta cookies are chilling. Frosting should be room temperature when topping your lemon Easter cookies.

Lemon Cream Cheese Frosting 

Top ricotta lemon cookies with as much or as little lemon cream cheese frosting as you like.

Frost Lemon Cookies

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