Cottage Cheese Cookie

Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Baking Time: 12-15 minutes
Yields: Approximately 24 cookies


  • 1 cup cottage cheese
  • 1 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Optional: Powdered sugar for dusting


Preheat the Oven:

  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C).
  2. Line baking sheets with parchment paper.

 Blend Cottage Cheese:

  1. In a blender or food processor, blend the cottage cheese until smooth.

 Cream Butter and Sugar:

  1. In a large mixing bowl, cream together the softened butter and granulated sugar until light and fluffy.

 Add Eggs and Vanilla:

  1. Add the eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  2. Mix in the vanilla extract.

Combine Dry Ingredients:

  1. In a separate bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.

 Mix the Dough:

  1. Gradually add the blended cottage cheese to the creamed butter and sugar mixture, mixing well.
  2. Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients, stirring until just combined.

 Scoop and Bake:

  1. Drop rounded tablespoonfuls of dough onto the prepared baking sheets, spacing them about 2 inches apart.
  2. Bake in the preheated oven for 12-15 minutes or until the edges are lightly golden.

 Cool and Dust:

  1. Allow the cookies to cool on the baking sheets for a few minutes before transferring them to a wire rack to cool completely.
  2. Optionally, dust the cooled cookies with powdered sugar for a decorative touch.


  1. Once completely cooled, enjoy your delicious and unique Cottage Cheese Cookies!

Note: Feel free to add your favorite mix-ins such as chocolate chips, chopped nuts, or dried fruit for added texture and flavor.

These Cottage Cheese Cookies offer a delightful twist with a subtle tang from the cottage cheese. Enjoy them as a sweet treat with a cup of tea or coffee!

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