Chocolate Almond Ricotta Cookies
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Serves: 12
 
Chocolate Almond Ricotta Cookies- So good!
Ingredients
  • 1 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 3 large eggs
  • 2 teaspoons almond extract
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups Ricotta Cheese, part skim
  • ⅓ heaping cup dark chocolate baking cocoa
  • 3-2/3 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips- for mixing
  • 1 cup milk chocolate chips for the tops
  • ½ cup slivered almonds for the top
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a large bowl, cream together butter & sugar.
  3. Add eggs & mix well
  4. Add almond & vanilla extracts - beat until just blended.
  5. Fold in ricotta cheese.
  6. In a separate mixing bowl, stir together flour, cocoa, baking soda, baking powder, & salt.
  7. Mix in dry ingredients to wet ingredients.
  8. Stir in chocolate chips.
  9. Using a medium cookie scoop, scoop cookies onto parchment lined cookie sheet.
  10. Bake for 13-15 minutes or until cookies bounce back when touched lightly & the center of the cookie no longer looks moist.
  11. Transfer to a cookie rack to cool. Top with additional chocolate chips & slivered almonds.
Recipe by The 36th AVENUE at http://www.the36thavenue.com/chocolate-almond-ricotta-cookies/