Place the soft butter and sugar in the bowl of a food processor and beat until fluffy. Then add the egg, beat again and add the ricotta. Beat until all the sugar is dissolved and the mass becomes lush.
Remove the zest from the orange, cut it in half and squeeze the juice out of one half. Add the vanilla, zest and orange juice to the bowl of the combine and beat again.
Sift flour with baking powder. Carefully, in portions, enter the flour into the whipped mass, kneading with a spatula. The dough will not be cool. After kneading, put the dough in the refrigerator for 2 hours.
Grease the baking sheet or cover with a Teflon Mat. Put the dough in a pastry bag with a nozzle and otsadit cookies. I used the star nozzle. You can put the dough on a baking sheet just with a spoon, then the shape will not be very festive, but the taste will not change). Bake cookies at 180 degrees for 15-20 minutes.
Remove the finished cookies from the baking sheet and cool.
The top of the cookie has a crispy crust, and inside it is soft and tender. You can replace the orange with lemon, it turns out also delicious, but less fragrant. Serve cookies with a Cup of tea and enjoy!