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Heavenly Cannoli Tartlets

Heavenly Cannoli Tartlets

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Flaky puff pastry provides the crust for these mini pastry tartlets, filled with a luscious cannoli cream and topped with chocolate and pecans.

serves 12 people

Ingredients

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  • 2

    tablespoons all-purpose flour

  • 1/2

    package Pepperidge Farm® Puff Pastry Sheets(1 sheet), thawed according to package directions

  • 1

    egg, beaten

  • 1

    cup ricotta cheese

  • 1/4

    cup sugar

  • 1/2

    teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 1/8

    teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • 1/8

    teaspoon finely grated orange peel

  • 1/4

    cup mini semi-sweet chocolate piecesand/or finely chopped pecans

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How to Make It

Step 1

Spray 12 (2 1/2-inch) muffin pan cups with vegetable cooking spray. Heat the oven to 375°F.

Step 2

Sprinkle the work surface with the flour. Unfold the pastry sheet on the floured surface. Roll the pastry into a 12 x 9-inch rectangle. Cut the pastry into 12 (3-inch) squares. Press the squares into the prepared muffin pan cups. Brush the top edges of the pastry square with the egg and prick the bottom of the pastry squares with a fork.

Step 3

Bake for 10 minutes or until the pastry is golden brown. Cool the pastry in the pan on a wire rack for 10 minutes. Using a small knife, cut a small slit in the puffed center of each tartlet shell and gently press down. Remove the tartlet shells from the pan and cool completely on the wire rack.

Step 4

Place the ricotta cheese, sugar, vanilla, 1/8 teaspoon cinnamon and orange peel, if desired, in a medium bowl. Beat with a whisk until the ricotta mixture is smooth. Cover the bowl and refrigerate until ready to use.

Step 5

Pipe or spoon a heaping tablespoon of the ricotta mixture into each tartlet shell. Sprinkle with the chocolate, pecans or additional cinnamon, if desired and serve immediately.

Recipe Tips

  • Make-Ahead: The ricotta filling mixture can be made 1 day ahead and refrigerated until ready to use.

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Ratings & Reviews

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  • C. H.

    December 31, 2009

    Heavenly Cannoli Tartlets

    Made these for an elegant meal with husband and casual dinner with family...both times a major hit!

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  • catherine A.

    December 26, 2009

    Heavenly Cannoli Tartlets

    the consistency of the cream didn't seem right.

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  • Diane H.

    December 11, 2006

    Heavenly Cannoli Tartlets

    oh so ,so ,good,delightfully satisfying.

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