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Dessert Recipes

Quick NILLA Wafer Cannoli Dip

Summary

Try this for a quick holiday dessert.

What You Need

  • 1 pkg. (11 oz.) NILLA Wafers
  • 3 Tbsp. butter, melted
  • 3 Tbsp. cinnamon sugar
  • 1 pkg. (8 oz.) Neufchatel cheese, softened
  • 1 container (15 oz.) part-skim ricotta cheese
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp. orange zest
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 cup thawed frozen light whipped topping
  • 1/4 cup miniature semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 28 strawberries (about 1 lb.)

Instructions

  1. Heat oven to 375°F.
  2. Toss wafers with butter in large bowl until evenly coated with butter. Add cinnamon sugar; mix lightly. Spread onto foil-covered rimmed baking sheet.
  3. Bake 8 to 10 min. or until lightly toasted. Cool completely.
  4. Meanwhile, beat Neufchatel cheese, ricotta cheese, sugar, orange zest and vanilla in large bowl with mixer until blended. Gently stir in whipped topping and chocolate chips.
  5. Refrigerate 1 hour.
  6. Serve dip with the wafers and strawberry dippers.
Cooking time (duration)

Prep Time: 10 min Total Time: 1 hr 35 min

Number of servings (yield)

3-1/2 cups dip or 28 servings, 2 Tbsp. dip, 4 wafers and 1 strawberry each

Category

Dessert

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Nutritional Information

Per Serving: 140 calories, 7g total fat, 3.5g saturated fat, 15mg cholesterol, 95mg sodium, 16g carbohydrate, <1g dietary fiber, 9g total sugars includes 7g added sugars, 3g protein, 6%DV Vitamin A, 10%DV Vitamin C, 0%DV Vitamin D, 4%DV calcium, 2%DV iron, 2%DV potassium

Special Extra

Top with additional orange zest.

Shortcut

Substitute store-bought prepared cannoli cream for the Neufchatel cheese mixture.

Make Ahead

Both the coated wafers and dip can be prepared ahead of time. Store the wafers in a tightly covered container at room temperature up to 1 week before serving. The Neufchatel mixture can be refrigerated up to 24 hours before serving.

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