Cannoli Cookies

Angela Pietrantonio


Chocolate chip cookies Italian style! Made with ricotta cheese! Excellent cookie!

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Makes 32 2-1/2" cookies


1 Hr


15 Min


2 c
all purpose flour
1/2 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
1/2 c
unsalted butter, at room temp
1/4 c
whole-milk ricotta cheese, at room temp
1 c
1 tsp
finely grated orange zest
1 tsp
pure vanilla extract
1 large
egg, at room temp
3/4 c
semisweet chocolate chips

Directions Step-By-Step

In medium size mixing bowl, add flour, baking soda and salt; set aside.
In food processor, blend butter and ricotta until light and fluffy. Add sugar, orange zest, and vanilla and beat until well blended. Add the egg and process until well blended. Add flour mixture and mix just until blended. Remove from processor bowl and place in large mixing bowl and fold in chocolate chips. Refrigerate for 30 minutes.
Heat oven to 350*.
Line cookie sheets with parchment paper.

Drop by rounded Tbsp. 2-inches apart and bake 9 to 12 minutes or until golden brown. Place cookies on cookie rack until cooled before transferring to plate. Keep covered.

3 points per cookie

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies, Chocolate, Other Snacks
Other Tag: For Kids