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Fresh Apricot Cannoli

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Ingredients
  Ripe apricots 4 Large
  Low fat ricotta cheese 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Honey 8 Teaspoon (2 tablespoons plus 2 teaspoons)
  Grated sweet baking chocolate 2 Tablespoon
  Cinnamon 1 Dash
  Chopped pistachio nuts 2 Tablespoon
Directions

Halve the apricots and remove the pits.
(It's not necessary to peel them.) Whip the ricotta until it is quite creamy, beating in 2 tablespoons of the honey.
Stir in the chocolate and cinnamon.
Place 4 apricot halves in dessert dishes.
Spoon 1/4 cup of ricotta filling on each.
Top with the remaining apricot halves.
Gently press pistachios around the sides of the filling.
Drizzle the apricots with the remaining honey, 1/2 teaspoon each.
Refrigerate until serving time.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Pressing
Dish: 
Sandwich
Ingredient: 
Apricot
Interest: 
Quick

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