Italian-Style Cookies n’ Cream

Ricotta and honey...mmm!  Sardinians LOVE their honey and they love drizzling it on cheese, particularly sweet cheeses, such as ricotta. Who would have tho
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Ricotta and honey…mmm!  Sardinians LOVE their honey and they love drizzling it on cheese, particularly sweet cheeses, such as ricotta.

Who would have thought that only two (not-so decadent) ingredients would result in a sweet, creamy treat that could rival any gelato on a hot summer’s day?! (Okay, maybe that’s a slight exaggeration!)

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I switched up the traditional recipe by adding some crunch with baby cookies (Plasmon brand).

My two-year AND 7 month old love this snack (minus the honey for the little one).  My son loves the crunch and my daughter loves the mushy bits of biscotti (that I let sit in the ricotta for 5 minutes or so to soften before serving).

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Ingredients
1/2 cup ricotta (full-fat or non-fat)
1-2 tsp. organic honey (local is best-especially here in Sardegna!)
2 Plasmon cookies, crumbled (or baby cookie of choice)
Sprinkle of cinnamon, if desired

*This recipe is recommended for babies 12+ months as it contains honey which can cause botulism if given to babies under one year old.

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There’s not much to this recipe…

Layer ricotta and crumbled cookies in a small serving bowl then drizzle with honey.

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Garnish with more crumbled cookies for added crunch!

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“Did you know…?”
Ricotta is a perfect snack to offer baby because it is naturally low in fat and salt.  It’s a great option as a first food because it sticks to the spoon-it’s easier for baby to eat (which means less clean-up for you!)
www.babyfood101.com/ricotta_cheese_baby_food_recipes/

Italian-Style Cookies n’ Cream written by Lisa Codina average rating 5/5 - 1 user ratings