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Ricotta Cannoli

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Cannoli is what my roommate makes for all of us every Christmas it is an excellent dessert made with cream & cheese stuffing.
Ingredients
  Flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Cold water  
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Cinnamon 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Butter 1 Tablespoon
  Vinegar 2 Tablespoon
  Ricotta 2 Pound
  Vanilla 1 Tablespoon
  Sugar 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Nuts 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
  Chocolate chips 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Citron 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

Mix together flour,baking powder,sugar,cinnamon and add 1 tablespoon of butter.Mix well with finger,add 2 tablespoons cold water and 2 tablespoons of vinegar.Make a d ough out of this & chill it for an hour.Roll dough to 1/2 inch and cut into 4x5-inch rectangles. Roll dough around tubes,fry until brown.Drain out these & keep aside to cool.
Beat Ricotta, vanilla, sugar until smooth, then add chocolate chips and citron. Chill for half an hour atleast.Fill crusts at both ends with filling, then sprinkle ends with chopped nuts and dust with powdered sugar.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Dessert
Taste: 
Sweet
Feel: 
Creamy
Method: 
Chilling
Ingredient: 
Cheese
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
8 Minutes
Cook Time: 
120 Minutes
Ready In: 
128 Minutes
Servings: 
10
Story
I have never tried my hands or even helped my friend in making Cannoli ever,it is a tedious process & is difficult too.I make the filling whereas,she does the frying of Cannoli crust.

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Ricotta Cannoli Recipe