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Blood Orange Cannoli Cups

Photo: Jennifer Causey; Styling: Claire Spollen

Yield

Serves 6 (serving size: 4 cannoli cups)

These cute cannoli cups are filled with ricotta cheese, powdered sugar, orange rind, orange juice, and cream, and topped with mini chocolate chips. 

Ingredients

  • 1 cup part-skim ricotta cheese
  • 2 tablespoons powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon grated blood orange rind
  • 2 teaspoons fresh blood orange juice
  • 1 teaspoon heavy cream
  • 1/8 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 24 mini phyllo shells
  • 1/2 cup semisweet chocolate minichips

Nutrition Information

  • calories 158
  • fat 8.7 g
  • satfat 2.9 g
  • monofat 1.4 g
  • polyfat 0.2 g
  • protein 5 g
  • carbohydrate 15 g
  • fiber 0.0 g
  • cholesterol 14 mg
  • iron 0.0 mg
  • sodium 142 mg
  • calcium 115 mg

How to Make It

  1. Place ricotta cheese, powdered sugar, orange rind, orange juice, cream, and salt in a bowl; stir to combine. Place phyllo shells on a rimmed baking sheet. Bake at 350° for 5 minutes; cool. Fill each shell with 2 teaspoons ricotta mixture; top each with 1/4 teaspoon semisweet chocolate minichips.

Cook's Notes

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