Total Time
15mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 0 mins

This irresistible pie is similar to the Italian dessert cannoli which features crisp pastry shells filled with a sweetened ricotta filling and accented with bits of chocolate and candied citron.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. For pie crust, mix together finely crushed Oreo cookies and melted butter in medium bowl.
  2. Press firmly on bottom and sides of 9-inch pie plate.
  3. Sprinkle gelatin over 1/4 cup cold milk in a small saucepan; let stand for 1 minute.
  4. Cook over low heat for 3 minutes, stirring until gelatin is completely dissolved.
  5. Blend ricotta, remaining 1/2 cup milk, sugar, vanilla and orange peel in electric blender until smooth.
  6. Gradually add gelatin mixture while blending.
  7. Pour into large bowl and refrigerate, stirring occasionally 30-45 minutes or until mixture mounds slightly when dropped from spoon.
  8. Coarsely chop 6 cookies; fold into cream mixture.
  9. Spread into pie crust.
  10. Refrigerate for 3 hours or until firm.
  11. Halve remaining 3 cookies. Garnish pie with whipped cream, cookie halves and orange slices.