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Quinn's Cookie Exchange

Author Angela Felsted's newest book is called Chaste.  Quinn Walker is the main character, and unusual young man.  Among his peculiarities  Quinn is a young man who knows his way around the kitchen.  We are proud to celebrate the release of this new novel and participate in Quinn's Cookie Exchange.  Here is one of my personal favorites:  (More about Chaste in just a second.)

The recipe sounds weird, but the cookie is scrumptious and one of my all-time favorites!

2 sticks real butter
2 c. granulated sugar
1/2 tsp. salt
1 lb. Ricotta cheese
2 eggs
1 tsp. vanilla
Grated orange zets from 1 orange
4 1/2 c. flour
1 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. baking soda
Cream butter; add sugar and continue creaming. Add egg and Ricotta and vanilla; beat well. Sift together flour, baking powder and baking soda, salt; add to batter.
Drop about a teaspoon of dough on ungreased baking sheet. Bake at 350 degree oven about 10 minutes until edges are lightly browned. Cool.

2 c. confectioner's sugar
1/4 c. butter
3 tbsp. milk
1/2 tsp. vanilla
Mix well and put on top of cookies and sprinkles.
Yield: 5-6 dozen cookies

More about Chaste:
When he steps into his physics class on the first day of senior year, Quinn Walker is too exhausted from staying up all night with his three-month-old nephew to deal with moral dilemmas. As a devout Mormon who has vowed to wait until marriage for sex, the last thing he needs is a very hot and very sexy Katarina Jackson as his physics partner. Regrettably, he has no choice.

Kat feels invisible in her mansion of a home six months after losing her older brother in a fatal car crash and will do anything to get her parents' attention. Since her pastor father has no love for Quinn's "fake" religion and her ex-boyfriend refuses to leave her alone, she makes an impulsive bet with her friends to seduce her holier-than-thou lab partner by Christmas.

Still want more?  Watch the trailer!


Angela Felsted said...

This looks great. Thank you, Steph!

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