Cannoli Filling

Cannoli filling- creamy and slightly sweet with hints of vanilla and cinnamon. 

Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 12 mini cannolis


  • 8 oz. ricotta strained
  • 2.5 oz. mascarpone optional
  • cup powdered sugar plus extra for topping
  • ½ tsp. Vanilla extract
  • tsp. Cinnamon
  • 1 oz. mini chocolate chips optional


  1. Beat all ingredients except chocolate chips together until smooth.
  2. Fold in chocolate chips.
  3. Using a ziplock or piping bag, snip off the corner and pipe filling into cannoli shells.

  4. Sift powdered sugar over cannolis and serve. 

Recipe Notes

Make the filling the same day you intend to use it. 

Fill the cannoli shells no more than one hour in advance to avoid them getting soggy.