Nutella Cookie Sandwiches with Cannoli Filling

Main Ingredients
candy canes nutella orange ricotta
Battle
nucottaorangecane
Course
dessert

I made these Nutella cookies, intending to use them for mini cheesecake crusts. I took a detour, though, and decided to make little cookie sandwiches instead.

These were cute little treats. I didn’t know how the cannoli and candy cane flavors would mesh, but it worked! The cannoli filling was a little thin though… the only improvement might be to thicken it up a little with less liquid, more sugar or some flour.

 

 

 

Recipe

Nutella Cookie Sandwiches with Cannoli Filling

Preparation

  • 24 Nutella cookies (recipe at http://www.findingyum.com/nutella-cookies/)
  • 1/2 cup ricotta cheese
  • 1 tsp grated orange rind
  • 1/2 tsp orange juice
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup mini chocolate chips
  • 3 small candy canes, crushed

Make Nutella cookies according to recipe. Cool completely. 

Combine ricotta, orange rind, orange juice, vanilla and chocolate chips. Put about 2 tablespoons of filling on a cookie, and top with another cookie. Roll sides of cookies in crushed candy canes. Refrigerate for about an hour. 

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