I am such a sucker for cannoli anything. They are the one dessert that if I see it on the menu, I have to have it (even if I'm not hungry, I'll take it to go)! I was recently at Marianos and they were passing out samples and recipes for cannoli dip. I bought all the ingredients and quickly realized that they did not add the amount of ricotta cheese needed in said recipe print out. So, I did what any rational person would do...hello Google search. Allrecipes had a cannoli dip recipe that was similar, but did not have lemon juice. So, I basically combined the two recipes and created my own. I have to say, this one is a must try! Here is what you'll need:
-2 cups ricotta cheese
-8 oz. cream cheese
-1 1/2 cup confectioners sugar (sifted)
-1 teaspoon vanilla extract
-1 cup miniature chocolate chips (plus a few extra for the top of your dip)
-1/2 teaspoon lemon juice
-Beat ricotta cheese and cream cheese together in a bowl until smooth; add sugar and vanilla. Continue to stir mixture until sugar is completely incorporated. Fold chocolate chips through the cheese mixture.