Festive Cannoli Phyllo Tarts

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Description:
Perfect for Valentine’s Day celebrations, these Mini Fillo Shell desserts are filled with a creamy mixture of ricotta and mascarpone cheeses, then topped with festive chocolate chips and heart-shaped sprinkles.
Ingredients:

  • 3/4 cup ricotta cheese, well drained
  • 3/4 cup mascarpone cheese
  • 1/2 cup confectioners sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Triple Sec (or 1 teaspoon pure orange extract)
  • 1 tablepoon orange zest, grated
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1/2 cup mini chocolate chips
  • 1/4 cup heart-shaped sprinkles
  • 2 packages (15 count each) Athens Mini Fillo Shells

Directions:

  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine first eight ingredients, mixing well. Gently fold in the mini chocolate chips.
  2. Preferably chill filling for 1 hour. Spoon or pipe 1 tablespoon of filling into each shell. Sprinkle with hearts.
  3. TIP: For added crispness, preheat oven to 350⁰F. Place empty shells on a baking sheet and bake for 3-5 minutes. Cool and fill.
  4. MAKE AHEAD: Filling can be made up to 1 day in advance and refrigerated. Remove from refrigerator and fill shells.
  5. VARIATIONS: Substitute shamrock sprinkles for St Patrick’s Day or star-shaped sprinkles for Memorial or Independence days.

Nutritional Info:
calories 50, calories from fat 35, total fat 4g, saturated fat 2g, trans fat 0g, cholesterol 10mg, sodium 15mg, total carbohydrate 4g, dietary fiber 0g

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