007Cannoli is a Sicilian pastry desert that is easy to make for your family & friends.  Now a days, it’s even easier because pre-made shells are readily available.  I know… you could make the shells, but I am looking for a quick desert that I can pull off in under ½ hour. In order to have a dense filling, it is essential that you drain the ricotta overnight in the fridge.003  A small sieve or colander works great.  Once the ricotta is drained, combine all of the ingredients in a bowl and gently mix with a spatula.  Using the spatula, fill the shells from each end and plate.006


1 cup ricotta (drained)

1/3 cup icing sugar

1/3 cup of mini chocolate chips

1 tsp. vanilla extract007


5 thoughts on “Cannoli

  1. We love cannolis! My mother in law first introduced me to them. She also puts dried fruit or maraschino cherries (just a few) in hers. We like to use a ricotta/marscarpone mixture for ours. Any way you do it though, I don’t think it could be bad.

    Have you ever had cassata cake? It’s a process to make, but it is amazing! We use the same filling for that as we use for cannolis.

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