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Cannoli in a Glass

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 10 min.


2 servings

Here is my guilt-free, delicious, low-fat version of a cannoli that is so simple to prepare. All you need is an elegant stemmed glass to make an impressive dessert presentation


  • 1 cup part-skim ricotta cheese
  • 3 tablespoons confectioners' sugar
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange zest
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons miniature semisweet chocolate chips
  • 2 teaspoons pistachios, finely chopped
  • 2 maraschino cherries


  1. Place the first five ingredients in a food processor; cover and process until smooth. Fold in chocolate chips. Spoon ricotta mixture into two parfait glasses or dessert dishes. Sprinkle each with pistachios; top with a cherry.

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