Ricotta Stuffed Cannoli – Italian Sweet Treat

Ricotta Stuffed Cannoli – Italian Sweet Treat

recipe Ricotta Stuffed Cannoli – Italian Sweet Treat.


  • 1 cup ricotta cheese
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 12 cannoli shells
  • 1/4 cup chocolate chips
  • 1/4 cup chopped pistachios
  • Powdered sugar for dusting


  1. Start by making the cannoli filling. In a bowl, combine the ricotta cheese, powdered sugar, and vanilla extract. Mix until smooth and creamy.
  2. Fill each cannoli shell with the ricotta mixture using a piping bag or a spoon. Make sure to fill them evenly.
  3. Sprinkle chocolate chips and chopped pistachios on both ends of the cannoli for a delightful crunch and flavor.
  4. Dust the filled cannoli with powdered sugar for a sweet finishing touch.
  5. Refrigerate the cannoli for at least 30 minutes before serving to allow the flavors to meld together.
  6. Serve your homemade Ricotta Stuffed Cannoli as a delicious Italian sweet treat that will impress your family and friends.

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Yield: 12 cannoli

Indulge in the classic Italian dessert with a creamy ricotta filling encased in crispy cannoli shells. These Ricotta Stuffed Cannoli are the perfect sweet treat for any occasion.

Nutritional Information (per cannoli):

  • Calories: 180
  • Carbohydrates: 19g
  • Protein: 5g
  • Fat: 9g
  • Saturated Fat: 5g
  • Cholesterol: 25mg
  • Sodium: 50mg
  • Potassium: 70mg
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Sugar: 11g
  • Vitamin A: 3%
  • Calcium: 8%
  • Iron: 2%

Create lasting memories with this delightful dessert. Whether it’s a special occasion or just a craving for something sweet, these homemade Ricotta Stuffed Cannoli are a surefire way to satisfy your sweet tooth. The combination of creamy ricotta, crispy cannoli shells, and a touch of chocolate and pistachios make these treats truly irresistible.

Picture yourself in an Italian cafĂ©, savoring the flavors of Sicily with each bite. These cannoli bring that experience to your kitchen. You’ll love the contrast between the rich, sweet ricotta filling and the crunchy, golden shells. It’s a dessert that’s as beautiful as it is delicious.

Whether you’re an experienced chef or a novice in the kitchen, making these cannoli is a breeze. With a handful of simple ingredients and a little bit of time, you’ll have a plateful of these Italian delicacies ready to impress your guests. And the best part? You can customize them with your favorite toppings, from extra chocolate chips to a dusting of powdered sugar.

So, why wait? Dive into the world of Italian sweets and create your own batch of Ricotta Stuffed Cannoli. Share them with loved ones, and watch their faces light up with joy as they take that first, delightful bite. Mangia!

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