Hello my 36th Avenue friends. It’s Gina from Kleinworth & Co & I’m so excited to be here today sharing one of my favorite little goodies, Cannoli Sugar Cookie Cups.

Cannoli Sugar Cookie Cup Recipe... Pin it now and make them later!

I absolutely love those weekends when we can have a little family time & take a stroll through downtown & visit all the shops & take in the beauty of the lake. If things work out I get to stop in to the pastry shop & pick up some treats. I always grab some cannolis & sometimes some eclairs too. I like to mix it up with a little bit of Italian & French when it comes to my desserts & I love that I can pick them all up in the same shop. I definitely walk out a happy girl.

Cannoli Sugar Cookie Cups at the36thavenue.com

So it had been a while since we had visited down there & I really wanted a cannoli. So I decided to change things up a little & use some of my sugar cookie cups I make in bulk just for occasions such as this & spin the classic cannoli into something different. Let me tell you- I’m so glad I did. These were so delicious. The only thing I would change is that I would have made more. They definitely ran out too quick.

Cannoli Sugar Cookie Cup Recipe... Pin it now and make them later!

So if you love a good cannoli & sugar cookies, you have to give this twist a try.

You will be so happy you did!

Cannoli Sugar Cookie Cup Recipe... Pin it now and make them later!

Cannoli Sugar Cookie Cups
 
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Ingredients
  • Sugar Cookie Cups
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour (spooned in & leveled- not scooped)
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 cup butter
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • Filling
  • 2 cups ricotta cheese
  • 3 tbsp whipped topping
  • ½ cup confectioners sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • ¼ cup mini chocolate chips
  • *additional confectioners sugar for dusting
Instructions
  1. Cookies
  2. In a small bowl whisk together flour & baking powder – set aside
  3. In mixer bowl beat butter until soft
  4. Add sugar & mix well
  5. Add egg- mix again
  6. Add vanilla
  7. Add flour & mix until dough begins to clump together
  8. Roll dough into a ball & wrap with plastic wrap- refrigerate 1 hour
  9. Once dough has chilled, preheat oven to 350 degrees
  10. Pull off pieces of dough & roll into balls- then press into the wells of your muffin tin pan making the cup shape
  11. Bake 12-15 minutes & allow to cool in pan before removing
  12. To remove you can slide a butter knife along the side- they should pop right out
  13. Filling
  14. Whisk ricotta in large bowl until smooth
  15. Add in confectioners sugar & vanilla & whisk until combined
  16. Fold in whipped topping & chocolate chips
  17. Do not assemble until ready to serve as the filling will start to soften the cookie cup.
  18. Once ready to serve spoon about a tablespoon of your filling into the cookie cup
  19. Dust with confectioners sugar
  20. Enjoy

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