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Cannoli Cookie Cups

Indulge in the exquisite blend of Italian flavours with my Cannoli Cookie Cups. A delightful fusion of buttery cups and velvety cannoli frosting, perfect for every sweet tooth.

Total Time
1 hour
Simple & Professional Tasty Recipes

Ingredients for 12 Servings

  • Cookie Cup:
    225g unsalted butter, melted
    100g granulated sugar
    250g packed brown sugar
    2 large eggs, room temperature
    7.5ml (1.5 teaspoons) pure vanilla extract
    375g all-purpose flour
    5g baking soda
    2.5g salt
    150g chocolate chips

    Cannoli Frosting:
    375g whole milk ricotta cheese, strained
    227g mascarpone cheese
    125g powdered sugar
    5ml (1 teaspoon) vanilla extract
    150g mini chocolate chips
    Plus, additional chocolate for drizzling.

Total Time

  • Preparation Time
    30 min
  • Cooking Time
    15 min

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  1. Cookie Cup:

    1. Preheat your oven to 180°C and prepare your muffin tin.
    2. In a mixing bowl, combine 225g of melted unsalted butter, 100g of granulated sugar, and 250g of packed brown sugar until smooth.
    3. Add 2 large eggs at room temperature and 7.5ml (1.5 teaspoons) of pure vanilla extract to the mix, stirring until well combined.
    4. Sift in 375g of all-purpose flour, 5g of baking soda, and 2.5g of salt. Gently fold the dry ingredients into the wet mixture.
    5. Sprinkle in 150g of chocolate chips, distributing them evenly throughout the dough.
    6. Take your muffin tin and mold the cookie cups, ensuring an even layer in each cup. Bake for about 12-15 minutes or until golden brown.

    Cannoli Frosting:

    1. While the cookie cups are baking, let’s whip up the irresistible Cannoli Frosting.
    2. In a bowl, combine 375g of strained whole milk ricotta cheese, 227g of mascarpone cheese, and 125g of powdered sugar. Mix until velvety smooth.
    3. Add 5ml (1 teaspoon) of vanilla extract, ensuring a delightful flavor infusion.
    4. Gently fold in 150g of mini chocolate chips, creating a luscious texture in the frosting.


    1. Once the cookie cups are cooled, generously fill each cup with the delectable Cannoli Frosting.
    2. To elevate the experience, drizzle some additional chocolate over the top.
    Pro Tips
    • Ensure all ingredients are at room temperature for optimal blending.
    • Use a piping bag for a neat and elegant fill of the cannoli frosting.
    • Drizzle chocolate generously for a captivating finishing touch.


Calories per Serving:
Approximately 320 calories per Cannoli Cookie Cup.

Enjoy crafting this culinary masterpiece and treat your taste buds to a symphony of delightful flavours!

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