Jo Ann Ciffa

Cannoli Cookies

1/2 lb. butter
1 3/4 cups white sugar
2 eggs
Cannoli filling
2 tbsp. vanilla extract
4 cups all-purpose flour
1 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. baking soda

Cream together butter, eggs, cannoli filing and vanilla extract. Combine flour, baking powder and baking soda; blend into the creamed mixture, mixing in additional flour as necessary to form a workable dough. Roll dough into teaspoon-sized balls, and arrange on an ungreased cookie sheet.

Cannoli Filling 

15 oz. ricotta cheese
1 cup confectioner sugar
4 oz. marscapone cheese
2 cups chocolate chips

Preheat oven 350, and bake 8-10 minutes, until lightly browned.


1 1/2 cups confectioner's sugar
3 tbsp. milk
3 tbsp. cherry juice

In bowl, beat milk, confectioner's sugar and cherry juice until smooth. Spoon over warm cookies, and sprinkle with chopped cherries or red, white and green sprinkles.