Strawberry Cannoli Parfaits
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- 1 lb
- strawberries, hulled and sliced
- 3 Tbsp
- amaretto liqueur or orange liqueur
- 2/3 c
- heavy cream
- 1/3 c
- confectioners' sugar
- 1 c
- ricotta cheese
- 1/2 tsp
- ground cinnamon
- 1/4 c
- miniature semisweet chocolate chips
- 1/4 c
- unsalted pistachio, chopped (optional)
- amaretti cookies,crushed
- miniature semisweet chocolate chips (optional)
1In a medium bowl, combine the strawberries and amaretto. Cover and refrigerate at least 3 hours or overnight.
2In a large bow, whip the cream with the confectioner's sugar until soft peaks form. In a medium bowl, stir half of the whipped cream into the ricotta to lighten it. Gently fold in the remaining whipped cream and cinnamon. Fold the 1/4 cup chocolate chips and the pistachios into the cream mixture.
3Place a layer of crushed amaretti cookies in each of the 4 parfait glasses. Top each with a layer of cannoli cream and then strawberry slices. Repeat layering. If desired, top with additional miniature chocolate chips.