Cannoli Refrigerator Cake

READY IN: 4hrs 15mins
Recipe by Topher

A super delicious cake that I found off of the Nilla wafers kraft foods website with a little sweet modification of my own. Cooking time is refrigerating time.

Top Review by Chef lanmar

I am not really sure what a Cannoli tastes like, but this dessert is very good. It is rich and creamy. I did not use the whole jar of caramel topping and am glad I didn't as it was quite sweet enough with what was used (about 3/4 of the jar).Thank you for a wonderful dessert which was easy to make in the morning and then forget about until dinner.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese
  • 1 (15 ounce) container ricotta cheese
  • 12 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla
  • 2 semi-sweet chocolate baking squares, coarsely chopped
  • 1 (8 ounce) container Cool Whip
  • 60 vanilla wafers (around)
  • 1 (8 ounce) jar caramel topping


  1. With an electric mixer on medium, beat cheeses, sugar and vanilla in large bowl until well blended.
  2. Add chocolate and mix well.
  3. Stir in slowly 2 cups of whipped topping.
  4. Spread 2 cups of mixture on the bottom of a 9x13 pan.
  5. Top with 30 wafers, drizzle caramel mixture over wafers, and then another layer of the mixture. Repeat again with layers of wafers, caramel, and mixture.
  6. Top with any remaining whipped topping.
  7. Refrigerate for at least 4 hours before serving.

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