7 Ways to Cannoli
An Italian favorite, cannoli are sweet pastries made with a fried shell and stuffed with a creamy ricotta mixture. White wine, citrus, and chocolate chips are traditionally added for a great depth of flavor. Pistachios, limoncello, even caramel are also sometimes offered. Whether you're wanting to make some traditional cannoli pastries, or you're craving a fun new spin on the dessert — like cannoli dip or cannoli muffins — our collection of cannoli-inspired recipes will satisfy your sweet tooth. And remember, always take the cannoli.
If you're looking for a standard, but outrageously delicious, cannoli recipe to get you started, then this is the one to go with. "I often look for new recipes and this is absolutely the best," writers THOMJANICE.
Ricotta, orange zest, and chocolate chips add all your favorite cannoli flavors to these tender muffins.
"Wow, made this tonight. It is the best pumpkin cannoli I've ever tasted," says user MommaBaker.
Cannoli Cake Roll
If you're wanting to wow guests, then whip out this gigantic cannoli cake roll. It features your favorite cannoli filling, but it's tucked inside a layer of tender vanilla cake instead of a large crispy shell.
Cannoli alla Siciliana (Sicilian Cannoli)
This authentic cannoli recipe requires rolling the cannoli in crushed pistachios for that classic look and crunch.
If you're craving the taste of cannoli, but don't want the task of making the shells, this easy dip is a great solution. Serve with sweet dippers on the side like waffles cones, vanilla cookies, and graham crackers.
Cannoli Cream Dessert
"This was really yummy and SO quick," says user jspierick. "I made them in plastic cups before company came."