Eating My Way Through the Holidays! Yuletide Favs: Rich Ricotta Cannoli!

Eating My Way Through the Holidays! Yuletide Favs: Rich Ricotta Cannoli! For those of you like me, who can’t run down to the Italian bakery, try this recipe on for size. It’s perfect for the holidays and won’t leave you wringing your hands for something gourmet. By splurging on store bought cannoli shells, you can focus on the delectable filling instead. The results are astounding! Applause, applause!

RICH RICOTTA CANNOLI

Ingredients:

15 ounces ricotta cheese, whole milk

1/4 teaspoon almond extract

3/4 cup powdered sugar

1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg

1/3 cup mini chocolate chips

12 miniature cannoli shells, ready-to-fill

Powdered sugar for dusting

Instructions:

In a medium bowl, using a hand mixer on low speed, whisk the ricotta cheese and almond extract until smooth. Gradually add the powdered sugar and nutmeg. Mix well. Refrigerate for one hour. To fill the cannoli shells, pipe the ricotta mixture into both ends of the shell, allowing the cream to fill the center. Garnish with mini chocolate chips. Dust with powdered sugar. Serve immediately. Prepared cannoli may be stored in the refrigerator in a covered container up to three days.

18 thoughts on “Eating My Way Through the Holidays! Yuletide Favs: Rich Ricotta Cannoli!

  1. I will enjoy looking for the ingredients later, maybe try these as special Valentine’s Day ❀ treats! Thank you, Gail!
    ps. I also may use butterscotch chips since I have been enjoying maple, caramel and butterscotch, instead of chocolate. (Strange how my taste buds have changed!) 😊

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