Cannoli Recipe

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  1. For filling: Combine ricotta cheese, powdered sugar, and vanilla; stir in grated chocolate. Cover; chill 6 hours.
  2. Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, heat and stir the chopped chocolate and the shortening over low heat until melted; remove from heat; transfer to small bowl.
  3. Dip both ends of cannoli shells in chocolate; let excess drip off.
  4. Sprinkle chocolate ends with chopped pistachios.
  5. Arrange on wire rack placed over waxed paper to dry, about 45 minutes.
  6. When chocolate is dry, in a medium bowl, beat whipping cream until stiff peaks form.
  7. Fold into the ricotta cheese mixture.
  8. Spoon filling into a cake decorating bag fitted with a large open star tip or round tip (or spoon into a resealable plastic bag; seal bag and snip off a small corner); pipe filling into shells.
  9. Cover and chill up to 2 hours.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 280.47 Kcal (1174 kJ)
Calories from fat 141.98 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15.78g 24%
Cholesterol 14.31mg 5%
Sodium 230.66mg 10%
Potassium 492.54mg 10%
Total Carbs 33.26g 11%
Sugars 21.76g 87%
Dietary Fiber 0.41g 2%
Protein 3.12g 6%
Vitamin C 0.2mg 0%
Iron 0.2mg 1%
Calcium 35.8mg 4%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 422.67 Kcal (1770 kJ)
Calories from fat 213.96 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 23.77g 24%
Cholesterol 21.57mg 5%
Sodium 347.6mg 10%
Potassium 742.26mg 10%
Total Carbs 50.13g 11%
Sugars 32.8g 87%
Dietary Fiber 0.62g 2%
Protein 4.7g 6%
Vitamin C 0.3mg 0%
Iron 0.3mg 1%
Calcium 53.9mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 6.8
  • 8

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

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