GINGER PISTACHIO CHERRY DELIGHTS
This recipe received honorable mention in Athens Holiday Mini Fillo Shells Recipe Contest.
Ingredients8 ounces softened mascarpone cheese2 ounces finely chopped semi-sweet chocolate 1/2 cup powdered sugar1 teaspoon grated orange zest1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/4 cup minced dried tart cherries1/4 cup minced crystallized ginger15 Athens® Mini Fillo Shells (1 box)1/3 cup pistachios, for garnish
In a small bowl, combine mascarpone cheese, chocolate, powdered sugar, orange zest, vanilla extract, dried cherries and ginger, mixing well. Chill for 1 hour. Transfer filling to a pastry bag without a tip and pipe a rounded tablespoon of mixture into each Fillo Shell. Garnish with pistachios. Serve immediately.Makes 15 Desserts