Our Favorite Ricotta Cheese Cookies (gluten-free)

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Our Favorite Ricotta Cheese Cookies made with gluten-free ingredients, no refined sugar and they are SO cakey and the most perfectly fluffy and sweet ricotta cookie recipe.

  • Prep Time: 30 mins
  • Cook Time: 15 mins
  • Total Time: 45 mins

Yield: Makes about 15 cookies 1x


  • 1 stick butter (1 cup), softened
  • 1 egg, room temperature
  • 1/2 cup ricotta cheese
  • 1 cup coconut sugar
  • 2 tablespoons vanilla extract
  • Zest from 1/2 lemon
  • 2 cups gluten-free oat flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda


  1. In a large bowl, use your hand mixer to cream together the butter, egg, cheese, sugar and vanilla extract until fully combined
  2. Add in the lemon zest, oat flour and baking soda and cream until combined
  3. Add the bowl of dough to the freeze to chill for about 30 minutes (or the fridge for 2 hours)
  4. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line a baking sheet with parchment paper
  5. Scoop about 2 tablespoons of dough into your hand and roll the dough into cookies
  6. Place them with about 1-2 inches between each other onto the baking sheet
  7. Bake in the oven for 15 minutes then remove
  8. Allow the cookies to cool for a few then enjoy!


*Store in airtight container for 5 days or freezer for 2 months

  • Author: Rachel