When you're looking for a quick fancy dessert, 5 ingredients and 5 minutes are all you need to whip up this creamy and authentic Cannoli Dip! Made with mascarpone and a touch of orange zest, this dessert dip is a delightful addition to any party or get together.
Course Appetizer, Dessert
Keyword cannoli dip
Prep Time 15minutes
Ricotta Draining Time 1hour
Total Time 15minutes
1 ½cupswhole milk ricotta cheesestrained
1cupminiature semisweet chocolate chipsplus more for garnish
Chopped pistachiosfor garnish (optional)
Graham crackerspizzelle cookies, ice cream cones, cannoli chips, cinnamon pita chips, strawberries, for serving
Beat ricotta cheese and mascarpone cheese together in a bowl until combined and smooth, 2-3 minutes.
Add powdered sugar, vanilla, and orange zest (if using). Mix until sugar is completely incorporated, 2-3 more minutes. Fold in chocolate chips until evenly combined.
Transfer to serving bowl, cover with plastic wrap, and chill until ready to serve. Garnish with additional chocolate chips and chopped pistachios before serving, if desired.
Serve with cinnamon pita chips, graham crackers, pizzelle cookies, broken ice cream cone pieces, cannoli chips, and fresh fruit.