Homemade Chocolate Cannoli

Look for cannoli cones at specialty shops and some supermarkets. To keep the cones crisp, chill the finished dessert no more than one hour.

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  • Makes: 10 servings
  • Prep: 1 hr 30 mins
  • Chill: 1 hr 30 mins
  • Cook: 1 min per batch
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Homemade Chocolate Cannoli
15 ounce carton ricotta cheese
teaspoon vanilla
cup finely chopped dark or bittersweet chocolate
Homemade Chocolate Cannoli or packaged cannoli shells
    For filling:
  1. In a medium bowl, stir together ricotta cheese, granulated sugar, cocoa powder, vanilla, and orange peel until almost smooth. Fold in chopped chocolate. Cover and chill for 30 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, prepare Homemade Chocolate Cannoli.
  3. Spoon filling into a decorating bag fitted with a large open star or round tip. Pipe filling into Homemade Chocolate Cannoli. Cover and chill up to 1 hour. Just before serving, sift powdered sugar over cannoli. If desired, sprinkle with cocoa powder.
Nutrition Facts (Homemade Chocolate Cannoli)
    Per serving:
  • 381 kcal cal.,
  • 18 g fat
  • (6 g sat. fat,
  • 65 mg chol.,
  • 89 mg sodium,
  • 46 g carb.,
  • 3 g fiber,
  • 10 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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