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Easy Cannoli Dip
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 50 min
  • Ingredients 9
  • Servings 10

This super easy dip reminiscent of Italy’s classic cannoli dessert will be a hit with anyone who tries it — trust us! And did we mention there are pie crust squares for dipping? ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

Pie Crust Dippers

1
Pillsbury™ refrigerated pie crust, softened as directed on box
1
tablespoon butter, melted
1
tablespoon granulated sugar

Cannoli Dip

1 1/4
cups whole-milk ricotta cheese (from 15-oz container)
1
package (8 oz) cream cheese, softened
1 1/4
cups powdered sugar
1
teaspoon vanilla
1/2
teaspoon grated orange peel
1/2
cup miniature chocolate chips

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 400°F. Line large cookie sheet with cooking parchment paper. Unroll pie crust on parchment paper. Spread melted butter on top of pie crust; sprinkle with granulated sugar.
  • 2
    Cut into 1 1/2-inch squares, then pull apart 1/8 inch. Bake 10 to 14 minutes or until golden brown. Cool completely on cookie sheet.
  • 3
    In medium bowl, mix ricotta cheese, cream cheese, powdered sugar, vanilla and orange peel. Beat with electric mixer on medium speed until creamy. Reserve 1 tablespoon chocolate chips for garnish; stir in remaining chocolate chips. Sprinkle with reserved chocolate chips for garnish. Refrigerate at least 15 minutes before serving. Serve dip with pie crust squares as dippers.
  • Make the dip a day ahead; cover and refrigerate.

Expert Tips

  • For a special presentation, use white sanding or decorator sugar to sprinkle on pie crust. Strawberries are also good dippers to include.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
340
Calories from Fat
180
% Daily Value
Total Fat
20g
31%
Saturated Fat
11g
56%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
50mg
16%
Sodium
220mg
9%
Potassium
95mg
3%
Total Carbohydrate
33g
11%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
22g
Protein
5g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
8%
8%
Iron
2%
2%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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