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Total Time
35mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 5 mins

Being Italian and watching my grandmother cook, I enjoyed learning to cook Italian dishes and desserts. This is one of my favorites and I hope you like it too. :)

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 8 medium cannoli shells (depending on size of shells)
  • Filling

  • 1 12 pints ricotta cheese
  • 1 teaspoon fresh orange zest
  • 1 12 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 18 teaspoon almond extract (optional)
  • 12 cup dark semisweet mini chocolate chips
  • 12 cup powdered sugar (more if you like it sweeter)
  • 18 teaspoon nutmeg (optional)
  • 2 teaspoons Grand Marnier (optional)

Directions

  1. Combine filling ingredients together with a large wooden spoon (Except the chocolate chips).
  2. After filling is mixed well FOLD in chocolate chips.
  3. Fill cannoli shells with mixture using a wet teaspoon to avoid sticking.
  4. Chill for 1 - 2 hours to allow the filling to absorb the flavors.
  5. Dust with powdered sugar before serving and enjoy.
  6. Enjoyed best while sipping strong, hot coffee or Grand Marnier! :).
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