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Easy Cannoli Dip

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Easy Cannoli Dip
Take Italian Night to The Next Level with Pillsbury's Garlic Bread Pull-Apart Kit
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 50 min
  • Ingredients 9
  • Servings 10
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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?
Updated Jul 28, 2017

Ingredients

Pie Crust Dippers

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

  • 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.

Tips from the Pillsbury Kitchens

  • tip 1
    For a special presentation, use white sanding or decorator sugar to sprinkle on pie crust. Strawberries are also good dippers to include.
  • tip 2
    Make the dip a day ahead; cover and refrigerate.

Nutrition Information

340 Calories, 20g Total Fat, 5g Protein, 33g Total Carbohydrate, 22g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
340
Calories from Fat
180
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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