Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Cannoli Cream Dessert Recipes

Ingredients

  • 1 cup part-skim ricotta cheese
  • 1/4 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1/2 cup graham cracker crumbs
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1/4 cup canned peach slices, drained and chopped
  • 2 tablespoons grated semi-sweet chocolate

Directions

  1. Stir together ricotta cheese, confectioners' sugar, and vanilla and almond extracts in a bowl until smooth.
  2. Mix graham cracker crumbs and melted butter together in a separate bowl.
  3. Spoon about 1/4 of the graham cracker mixture into 2 wine glasses.
  4. Layer about 1/4 the cheese mixture on top, then repeat the layers with the remaining cracker crumbs and ricotta cheese.
  5. Top with chopped peaches and grated chocolate. Chill until ready to serve.