Easy Chocolate Almond Ricotta Cookies
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Chocolate Almond Ricotta Cookies

Chocolate Almond Ricotta Cookies- So good!
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 12
Author Gina Kleinworth

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
  • 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

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • In a large bowl, cream together butter & sugar.
  • Add eggs & mix well
  • Add almond & vanilla extracts - beat until just blended.
  • Fold in ricotta cheese.
  • In a separate mixing bowl, stir together flour, cocoa, baking soda, baking powder, & salt.
  • Mix in dry ingredients to wet ingredients.
  • Stir in chocolate chips.
  • Using a medium cookie scoop, scoop cookies onto parchment lined cookie sheet.
  • Bake for 13-15 minutes or until cookies bounce back when touched lightly & the center of the cookie no longer looks moist.
  • Transfer to a cookie rack to cool. Top with additional chocolate chips & slivered almonds.