Head Office Gay Lea Foods Co-operative Ltd 5200 Orbitor Dr. Mississauga, ON L4W 5B4 I think the higher temperature does make them rise quicker..they are crumbly and at the same time flaky..just heavenly! I have never had cookies made with cottage cheese. these look delish. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper. Viktoria. I hope you find many many more favorites! I didn’t have a lemon so I just skipped the lemon zest and they still turned out wonderful! I have not tried that substitution so you would have to experiment. It only takes a few minutes more to prepare your ingredients, but the result is absolutely worth it in the end. These cookies are darling. Do we get to eat these? Bake at 400° for 10 to 15 minutes, or until browned. Thank you! 6. But my son said he wants now ‘cheese triangles’, that’s how we call your cottage cheese cookies. These cottage cheese cookies are lightly sweet, crisp and crumbly. I work for the next couple of days though so I have to wait Anyway, are they called “ducks feet” cookies? . These are so good! 5. The folded cookie is perfectly crispy, almost like philo dough. They are just right with a piping hot cup of tea (or coffee). ... thoroughly mix the cheese and sugar. In my childhood these were called “jabot” after decorative vintage lace collars. Thank you for being patient! I bought my Electrical Oreshnitsa from WA and I love it but I want to find a soft dough for Oreshki. Plus the dough was very sticky, even after I added an extra tbsp of flour. This is so awesome! Add 1 cup granulated sugar and remaining ingredients, and process until well-blended. And the conversions aren’t exact; they are a little weird and hard to convert to the standard things that we use. It’s always been on my to-do list to make them! I sprinkled extra sugar on top of just 3 of them, just to try it. Thank you for sharing your substitution! Is that what happened when I left them at your house? I will be trying these cookies (maybe for my swap coming up). You know its good when you have to hide them. Roll zwieback fine, mix with 1 cup of sugar, cinnamon, and the melted butter, and set aside 1/4 of the mixture to sprinkle over the top. I baked them for 32 minutes until golden brown on the edges, and found that the curds turned into an orange-rose color. I have used brown sugar and whole wheat flour, and dusted with powder sugar on top! I just couldn’t control myself! They end up chewy inside and crisp along the edges, and they tell the tales of brisk December air and cookies delivered in tins to neighbors. These are easy to make with a kid and all family and my co-workers enjoyed them afterwards. These cottage cheese cookies are lightly sweet, crisp and crumbly. Tvorozhnoe pechen’e? I am going to try with tvorog tomorrow I will let you know the outcome . 1/2 cup Meyer lemon juice (freshly squeezed from above lemons). They are also excellent with milk. Just stunning. Stir to combine evenly. Great recipe as always! You’re welcome! The cookies turned out great, not sweet at all. zest of 1 lemon Thank you Natasha for the recipe! Homemade works best, but store bought is good too. Thank you for the tip Marina, I should try that next time :). Heat this mixture to a boil then add jello. Hi Maria, it should be soft but not raw like. Can I taste it? Thanks, Natasha, for posting these cookies, now my 16 year old daughter will have an old time favorite recipe with your pictures for her cook book . 1 stick of cold shredded butter (cold butter makes the pastry flakier) Lemon Cream Cheese Cookies. I plan to make them for New Year’s Eve. Bless you all this season! She would have been so thrilled). xoxo. I made a gigantic batch this weekend:). These cookies are so sweet looking! FREE BONUS: 5 Secrets to Be a Better Cook! Combine the first 3 ingredients. i’d love to try them! Thank you so much for sharing that with us CK!! When you fold, the sugar will always be on the inside. They came out very good! Oh nevermind. Thanks for yet another perfect recipe. 8 oz small-curd cottage cheese I had a friend tell me just a week before I found this post that she had had some delicious cookies made with ricotta. I’ll experiment, but from your professional view, what do you think?:). 2. Baking is definitely a great way to find comfort and these cookies sound like the perfect thing to brighten one’s day! I have never seen a recipe like this one, thank you for sharing something so unique with us! Pour your sugar into a flat plate. Recipe inspired by the Berlins’ke pechyvo from Mamushka by Olia Hercules and a childhood of similar cookies. My family loved them so much. My husband and I run this blog together and share only our best, family approved and tested recipes with YOU. Hi Natasha, That’s a good tip, thank you for sharing. looking by your picture, I don’t see you had the same problem. Cut into 2-1/2â to 3-inch rounds. Doesn’t it make everything better? The world kept moving, spinning ever forward as my grandparents danced above me, my grandma singing as she twirled, “Five-foot-two, eyes of blue, but oh what those five-foot could doâ¦”. Will that work? Hi Natasha, I’m enjoying every time I watch or read your posts and my family enjoys every time I cook something new from your posts. Butter a 9-inch spring form pan; spread and press zwieback mixture on bottom and side of form. I think we used to call them “sochniki”. Add eggs, lemon juice and lemon peel. Reply Meyer Lemon Cottage Cheese Sugar Cookies | Food for My Family Could I substitute it for something else? Lemon & Blueberry Cottage Cheese Muffins Recipe | Get Cracking My respect and good wishes to you and your family. I did not have issues with raw or wet dough. Everyone’s contributions look amazing this month. Glad I persevered! After the dough is chilled, preheat the oven to 350ÂºF. Fold over on the non-sugared side and press to seal. I would try this soon. What is the inside supposed to be like? I'm Natasha Kravchuk. Chicken and Wild Rice Casserole with Butternut Squash and Cranberries by Well Plated The outside is perfectly crumbly though! Also, i got a comment from my son-in-law that i should make them more often. I think I would like to add sugar to the actual batter as well, just so they are on a sweeter side and could be served as dessert. … Get weekly updates on new recipes, exclusive giveaways plus behind the scenes photos. They are slightly sweet, rich, and simple. These are more crumbly. We used to make the merengue cookies and I lost the recipe but I remember that the dough had tvorog as one of the ingredients. Thank you Natasha! Directions. I think triangles too. Yami. Thanks so much for this easy recipe!! If you find it is still sticking to your fingers, add another Tbsp of flour. dough will be sticky (you can add more flour if you want to roll out dough and make circles with cookie cuter) Thanks Natasha! It makes a nice crisp top and looks glossy too. I shared with my married daughter and she LOVED them. It is Gay Lea Butter that makes the perfect shortbread – delicious taste and rich texture. Dipping in sugar really adds enough sweetness. Your recipes are always use every week. These are rich with bursts of lemon, crisp and chewy at the same time. Fold it in half with the sugar on the inside. Roll the dough into a ball and then roll it out on a smooth, non-stick surface until it is 1/4″ thick. I’ll have to try your version Marina! This is the most lovely post. I would never be brave enough to attempt a baking recipe in metric because everything needs to be converted so exactly, but I will certainly try these! We have been doing that for some time. Add the eggs, 1 at a time, beating well after each addition. Forgot to add the stars to my review! 1. Good luck! Set aside to … We laughed and talked shop and ate doughnuts. Thank you so much for sharing that with us!! It makes me very happy . I’ll be making them soon. I haven’t tested it with farmers cheese but I imagine it would work, except it is more dry than cottage cheese so you will probably need less flour to get the dough to the right consistency. Also there’s a typo in my review – when I saw the large curds and sticky dough, I thought it was NOT going to work, but it finally did work! Sorry about your grandmother. Did you have to modify the bake time with a gas stove? Next time, I will test again to make sure this is true.. and will use zest. Let me know how it works out if you try it . Christmas Stollen Madeleines with Preserved Lemon by Simple Bites Viktoria, I don’t have a recipe for that, wish I could help. This post may contain affiliate links. Persimmon Pumpkin Tart with Streusel Top by Suitcase Foodist Hi Viktoriya, Yes that would be fine and I think they would be best enjoyed within 3-5 days. thanks for inspiration. Place the folded dough on a lined baking sheet. Mix on Medium/high speed for about 5 minutes until the mixture is smooth and fluffy. Turn the dough onto a lightly floured surface and gather into a ball. In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, baking soda and salt. I didn’t have lemon so I added vanilla extract. I can’t make that recommendation without trying it first. :) What did you call them, guys? Cookie season is approaching fast. Step 1 In a medium bowl, cream together the shortening and white sugar, until smooth. Smells great and tasted great. You know what I’m talking about . Preheat your Oven to 350˚F. They are wonderful! Now I’m trying to remember what shape did my mom make them. You are welcome Natasha, I should try your version as well :). Can I fold them? Hi Natasha. 1/2 tea sp baking soda mixed with 1 table sp vinegar . Thank you! In a double boiler over medium heat and a low simmer, heat the sugar, Meyer lemon zest, and the lemon juice until the sugar completely dissolves. First I halved the recipe – I do this with new ones so I don’t use too many ingredients in case it doesn’t work out. Add cottage cheese, beating until smooth. You can add cinnamon in the sugar, I wonder if that would be yummy too . Also, do you happen to have a Sharlotka recipe? See, she’s the one that taught me to cook and bake, and then I passed my knowledge on to Stephie (who has multiple recipes of hers on her blog. She passed away almost 16 years ago, and this time of year is when I really miss her. I’ve tried a lot of your recipes and it didn’t disappoint me❤️. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. I only had large curd cottage cheese, and when I was done mixing in all the ingredients I could still see the curds, so I was starting to think it was going to work. I’ve shared a similar cookie before, little S-shaped swirls kissed with cardamom, in my mascarpone cardamom crisps. In a stand mixer or medium bowl, combine the butter and cottage cheese. By the way, I didn’t have raspberry honey crème, so we used orange marmalade slathered slightly on top….mmmmmm! My Italian grandmother (Nannie) was quite the cook as well and I have many fond memories of watching her and hearing her tell stories! Read my disclosure policy. Dip one side of your cookie into the sugar and gently pat it down to coat generously with sugar. I dusted them with some powdered sugar once the cookies had cooled down and they were beautifully presented and oh so delicious! Can you tell me, what should I do to keep the meriung crunchy. Roll the dough into a ball and then roll it out on a smooth, non-stick surface until it is 1/4" thick. Will you show me how? These are SO good…dangerous because you can easily eat like 10!! I made kiev cake one time and the meriung became soft when I served. 4. What if i make this with homemade cheese? Slowly add the ... bring the crushed pineapple and juice, water and cornstarch ... top of the cheesecake.Chill at least 1 … Winner every time I’ve made them. I stood in my kitchen as the sun dipped lower and lower, thinking of my very first memory, one of my mom in my grandma’s kitchen rolling dough. I wish I had snapped a picture of him with his cookie. How can I get them to be crumbly but not dry? I just made these today. Also there’s a typo in my review – I was starting to think that the cookies would NOT work when I saw the large curds and the sticky dough. He’s such a cute goober. I’m going to marry her”. Cabbage Slaw with Honey Lime Yogurt Vinaigrette by The Lemon Bowl I wonder how it would taste with tvorog. Are you making any any new cookies for the holidays? I imagine cookies won’t be as light in color. Very easy to follow and entertaining at the same time. Cottage Cheese More information Lemon Cottage Cheese Cookies How to make soft cookies with cottage cheese. It might be brand specific – some cottage cheese curds are more formed and defined (daisy) versus some are a little softer and easier to blend (darigold, etc). You could just leave it out – it won’t have any of that “hint of lemon” flavor but it will still taste good. I made a double portion because i have a big family. 5 Tbsp granulated sugar. For the Filling: Beat eggs with sugar until light, add salt, lemon and vanilla. No worries about the pics, you can take them next time and share them on our Facebook page or group! On cue, my kids squealed as they crowded around asking to help. Q: Do you rinse the cottage cheese? These cottage cheese cookies are similar in dough before they get cut into circles and pressed into lemon sugar and filled with just a touch of fresh Meyer lemon curd, sweet and aromatic. Temper the egg yolks by adding two tablespoons of the hot sugar and juice into the yolks while whisking briskly. I told them how my grandmother would tell us of meeting her Harold in a social club. Add in the egg, vanilla, zest, lemon juice, cornstarch, baking soda, and salt. Can these be made with farmer’s cheese as well? Slowly pour the tempered yolks into the double boiler while whisking. Preheat oven to 350°. Explore. Was anything changed or omitted in the recipe? Hi Natasha, thanks so much for the recipe! Required fields are marked *. Thank you! Also I think the smaller ones are cuter too. These cookies have being my family’s favorite for years! Do you think that would work and how much sugar do you think I should add? These are so beautiful, and your pictures made my mouth water. Every year, I make a couple batches of Meyer Lemon Curd, so, since I already had it, the recipe was a snap. Fold over onto the curd and sugar and press lightly to hold in place. I’ve been making these cookies for ages. What lovely little cookies! They were nice and crumbly and borderline flaky. I enjoy looking at all your recipes and this was the 1st one i tried! Thanks Natasha and by the way every recipe I try from your site, turns out always yummy. Sorry I don’t have a more concrete answer for you. The only difference in my way of making them is that I also dip the top of the cookie into the bowl of sugar. Its too late to do anything now, but hoping they will still be yummy! 2 1/4 cups all purpose unbleached flour *measured correctly adjusted flour. Can I eat the extra dough?”. Looking good.;). From the ordinary to the extraordinary, Gay Lea Shortbread goes far beyond the cookie sheet and makes the difference between a meal and a memory. Would these be okay stored in an airtight container and how long can they be stored for? Also, instead of sugar to use honey? May you find peace in making the food that she taught you to love. Did you make sure not to get the fruit spread on the meringue? I don’t think I’ve ever seen any quite like them before. Food And Drink. Cooking is such a great way to remember the people we love. Thanks for sharing that, Natasha. Thanks! It would be nice to have normal international measurements for all your recipes Remove from the heat and allow to cool. I took them over to my sister’s house and they were all gone shortly :). Bake at 350˚F for 32-35 minutes or until the edges and tops are golden brown. I have tears running down my face. I love discovering new blogs. The other day I made ‘rakushki’, but we call them ‘rozochki’ – roses. Please do let me know!! This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. then add 3/4 cup flour I live in San Jose, CA, where lemons grow in the yard. I think if you want it to sit for awhile, it’s best to use a buttercream frosting. I’m happy to hear that you really enjoyed this recipe. Be sure to see what they shared, and you can follow along on social media using #eatseasonal. Bake for 23-25 minutes, or until cookies start to turn golden brown. Hi Ruslana, is it a homemade cottage cheese or tvorog (farmers cheese)? Thank you for recipe. You can also add a small amount of orange zest if you like . Preheat your Oven to 350˚F. They are covered with a sweet lemon glaze and dotted with sprinkles that suit the holiday or the occasion. In the bowl of your mixer with the paddle attachment, cream together your softened butter, 8 oz small-curd cottage cheese and the zest of one lemon. I like this recipe. What a beautiful post. Hello Anie, that is so wonderful! #cottagecheesecookies #cottagecheesecookiescookies #cookies #cookiessf #cookieswap #cookiestagram #ketocookies #lovecookies #healthycookies #cookiesofinstagram #cottagecheeselover #cottagecheeserecipes #cottagecheesedessert #feedfeed #skilletsandpots Learn more... Natasha's top tips to unleash your inner chef! These look similiar to Olga’s “geese feet” cookies. Sorry I didn’t think of putting the pictures – all I wanted was to eat right away and forgot about posting them.. I’ll do better next time. One thing I noticed, was that my dough was full of cottage cheese curds. Use a round cookie cutter to cut out your cookies, cutting as many as you can out of your dough. Whisk in the butter one tablespoon at a time until all is incorporated. What a fresh way to make cookies, and they look absolutely adorable too. Blend until smooth. Thank you so much for sharing those memories with us. Place the finished cookies on the baking sheet, fairly close together, since they don't expand very much. Thanks Yana! Hi Mila, there were still some cottage cheese curds but yes the dough was exactly like what you see in the photo. If you want them flaky, instead of creaming the butter, try cutting it into the flour , I love the pictures, just so so homey looking . Thank You so much! Roasted Persimmon Butter by Cafe Johnsonia Press the cottage cheese and cream cheese through a ... mixture with the lemon rind, lemon juice and Drambuie. In a stand mixer fitted … Cookies. Thank you very much for being a blogger. Place a 1/8- to 1/4-sized dollop of lemon curd on one side of the sugared round. Dairy. She was buried in a field, one dotted by distinct white marble headstones in perfect rows that follow the curve of the earth, catching the sunlight. I bet it was the brown sugar that made them less sweet. Did you use American version of cottage cheese or russian (tvorog)? I did your cookies and I ate 15 with cold milk. Dip one of the folded sides of your cookie in the sugar again and fold it in half with the sugar on the inside. What a success! In the bowl of your stand mixer mix together the cream cheese and butter on medium speed until combined and smooth. russet potatoes 8 oz grated cheddar cheese Hi Yana! I hope it becomes perfect on your next try! I have another question to you. In the bowl of your stand mixer with the paddle attachment, cream together your softened butter, 8 oz small-curd cottage cheese and the zest of one lemon. 1/4 tsp baking powder Hi, Natasha I think I rolled the dough to thick, mine don’t look as tidy as yours. Then add remaining ingredients (pineapple, And may the laughing and lightheartedness of the season lift you up! I did not rinse the cottage cheese and yes it is based on an electric stove. Bake at 350˚F for 32-35 minutes or until the edges and tops are golden brown. My family, friends and neighbors adore these cookies! Remove from the baking sheet, breaking off any oozing lemon curd or crystallized lemon sugar from the edges and cool on a rack. Had a lot of fun making these with kids. I would probably experiment with gluten free flour before almond flour for these. Fold it in half with the sugar on the inside. I should have dusted mine with powdered sugar. 1/2 tea sp vanilla I put them back for another 30 min, and they became hard and well done, but still had that raw look inside. I found the dough to be more fragile the thinner it got. Sift in the 2 1/4 cups flour and 1/4 tsp baking powder (or whisk together flour and baking powder instead of sifting) and knead it together with your dough hook or by hand until your dough is soft and not sticking to your fingers. It sure was a mess though! Butternut Squash Cake with Roasted Apples and Spiced Cream by Vintage Mixer My favorite cookies have always been творожное печенье, and these cottage cheese cookies are as close as you can get from the local ingredients. Add in the flour and baking powder and mix until a soft dough forms. You have big fans in Europe ! It’s time for Eat Seasonal again, hosted by Becky of Vintage Mixer. Keep up the awesome work! You should try to go to Food Network star. . Mix together cake flour, baking powder and salt in a bowl; set aside. Her 7-month-old also gummed the lights out of one and needed a bath afterwards. Sorry I can’t be more helpful. I just love them. Flowers in hand, I went home and baked, feeling the dough between my fingers as I rolled and pressed. These cookies are a nice change from my usual baked goods! What if I don’t add the Lemon in? Pomegranate Yogurt Bowls by Mountain Mama Cooks I’m so happy you enjoyed it. Repeat with remaining dough. . That’s music to my ears well, technically my eyes since I’m reading it. I did buy small curds, maybe I will need to blend them in a blender next time. Cookies look awesome. Question: I’m not sure where I went wrong, but after the baking time ended, they looked great in the outside, but inside they where raw. Hi Natasha, Continue to cook, stirring frequently, until the mixture thickens and coats the back of a wooden spoon. Forgot to add my star rating – 5 stars! Oh, and I forgot to mention I use Farmers cheese instead of cottage. These are the most gorgeous little cookies. Dip one side of the round into the lemon sugar. I especially love finding European-type blogs because it’s very likely that we have foods in common. I have everything expect for a lemon! 10 Best Lemon Cheesecake with Cottage Cheese Recipes | Yummly Thank you so much for sharing that with me! take about 2 table spoons of dough and dip into flour so it won’t be sticky, make a circle with your hands dip into sugar fold in half dip into sugar fold in half again and dip top into sugar, put on parchment paper on baking sheet bake at 375 degrees for about 20-23 min till golden. What did you call them growing up? We sipped tea, babies played, crumbs fell onto snowflake-pattern napkins. I baked 34 minutes to achieve the pink golden tint I like on my cookies. Some I only folded once, some twice. Hi Maria! As a substitute for cottage cheese? “slathered slightly” Is there such a thing as a light slather? Could that be the issue? Natasha’s favorite tips to unleash your inner chef! Use a round cookie cutter to cut out your cookies, cutting as many as you can out of your dough. Did you finish up the jar of raspberry honey creme? Wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate at least 1 hour or overnight. Ingredients. My mom used to make these and then we would take them to school as snacks. You’ll never be intimidated by your recipe again! Asian Orange Glazed Chicken by Foodie Crush, Filed Under: Cookies, Desserts, Featured, Recipes. In … I would like to try that next time I’ll make those cookies. Thanks for your feedback! I didn’t trust rolling out the sticky dough on my counter, so I improvised. “Mom, then you put the lemon curd in the cookie? 1. Learn how your comment data is processed. mix all together then add Do you think I could make these with ricotta instead of cottage cheese? Great pics! I’m allergic to gluten. Preheat oven to 325. I’m so so glad you enjoyed this! Hello Natasha, Thank you so much for this wonderful recipe. Hi Ale, without testing it myself, I can’t say for sure, but I’m not sure that the almond flour can get the dough to a rollable consistency. They are one of my favorite cookies – so simple to prepare but are soft, and remind me slightly of puff pastry. It’s great to know they worked well with whole wheat flour too and they were probably beautiful with the powdered sugar! Lemon Poppyseed Baked Oatmeal by Project Domestication I took them to my sisters house tonight and we spread raspberry honey creme over the top and proceeded to wolf them down like it’s nobody’s business. Persimmon Apple Crumb Pie by Kitchen Confidante They’ve been on my “recipes to re-visit” list for ages but I’d lost the original recipe! Dip one of the folded sides of your cookie in the sugar again and fold it in half with the sugar on the inside. I couldn’t believe my eyes when I saw your post this afternoon, because I was munching on these cookies. And Meyer lemon is just my favorite. . Do you think if I substitute flour with almond floor, the cookies will turn out ok? I assembled the cake a day ahead and kept in the refrigerator. Other than that, great recipe and taste really good. Beautiful story–beautiful unique cookies. Whisk together egg yolks in a medium bowl and set aside. Hi Natasha, Then I layed the “pizza” down in the sugar, pressed it down some, then folded it as described in the recipe. They are the type of cookies I learned to make, keeping the tradition going, and passing it on to my own children. Pinning this one! My version of these cookies…so delicious! If you find it is still sticking to your fingers, add another Tbsp of flour.