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A bowl of cannoli dip surrounded by cookies, cannoli shells and strawberries.

Cannoli Dip

This cannoli dip is a blend of two types of sweet Italian cheeses, sugar and chocolate chips, all blended together to make a creamy dip that tastes just like the inside of a cannoli. Serve your dip with graham crackers, cookies, cannoli shells and fruit, then watch the rave reviews roll in.
Course Dessert
Cuisine Italian
Keyword cannoli dip
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 minute
Total Time 11 minutes
Servings 10
Calories 238kcal
Author Sara Welch


  • 15 ounce tub ricotta cheese I prefer whole milk
  • 8 ounces mascarpone cheese softened, cream cheese is also fine
  • 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 cup miniature chocolate chips divided use
  • dippers such as cookies, waffle cone pieces, prepared cannoli shells and strawberries


  • Place the ricotta and mascarpone cheeses in the bowl of a mixer. Beat at medium speed for 1-2 minutes or until smooth and well combined.
  • Add the powdered sugar and vanilla extract to the bowl. Beat at low speed until combined.
  • Stir in 3/4 cup of the chocolate chips.
  • Spoon the dip into a serving bowl. Top with the rest of the chocolate chips, then serve with assorted dippers.



Calories: 238kcal | Carbohydrates: 32g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Cholesterol: 47mg | Sodium: 61mg | Potassium: 45mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 29g | Vitamin A: 547IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 141mg | Iron: 1mg