Great, round and delicious.



  • 1 cup confectioners’ sugar
  • 1 pint part-skim ricotta cheese
  • 1/2 cup blanched slivered almonds
  • 1/3 cup mini semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 tablespoon amaretto liqueur
  • 12 cannoli shells
  • 1 tablespoon confectioners’ sugar
  • 1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 12 maraschino cherries


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.

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