Cannoli 2 Reviews By Anonymous recipe Comments | 1 Favorites | 196 Print Great, round and delicious. Cannoli Ingredients 1 cup confectioners’ sugar1 pint part-skim ricotta cheese1/2 cup blanched slivered almonds1/3 cup mini semi-sweet chocolate chips1 tablespoon amaretto liqueur12 cannoli shells 1 tablespoon confectioners’ sugar1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder12 maraschino cherries Instructions 1 In a large bowl, stir ricotta cheese with 1 cup confectioners sugar until combined. Add almonds, chocolate chips and almond liqueur. 2 Carefully spoon into cannoli shells (or pipe from a pastry bag), filling from the center out. 3 Sprinkle individual serving plates with powdered sugar and cocoa, or sprinkle on cannoli. Garnish plates with cherries. 4 Note: 1/8 teaspoon almond extract mixed with 1 tablespoon water can be substituted for the almond liqueur.