Total Time:  25 min
Prep Time:   10  min
Cook Time:  15 min

Servings: 12

The ricotta cannoli filling is a favorite of my husbands. I dip the ends in finely chopped nuts for him.

cannolis recipe


  • 1 lb.Frigo ricotta
  • 1 tbsp. orange peel- cut fine
  • 2 tbsp. C&H pure can granulated white sugar
  • 2 tbsp. nestle toll house mini chocolate chips
  • 2 ½ tbsp. crème de cacao- optional


Cream ricotta. Add chocolate chips, orange peel and crème de cacao and sugar. Mix well and fill shells.

More about Ricotta Cannoli Cream

Cannoli is a sweet ricotta filled fried pastry. Ricotta is a favorite in many Italian desserts. Ricotta can be beaten smooth and mixed with just about anything. The most prominent uses for ricotta in Sicily is for cannoli’s and cassata. You can use ricotta to replace mayonnaise in egg or tuna salad and as a sauce thickener.

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