Cannoli are a traditional Italian dessert pastry — a deep-fried pastry dough shell filled with a sweet creamy ricotta filling.
Delicious? Yes. Healthy? Heck, NO.
But if you managed to get your hands on a carton of our limited-edition seasonal Peppermint Mocha Shakeology, you can re-create the crunchy/sweet deliciousness of traditional cannoli, without all the sugar, butter, cream, and deep-frying.
In this recipe, we swap in phyllo dough cups for the fried shell and blended Peppermint Mocha Shakeology, almond milk, part-skim ricotta, and reduced-fat cottage cheese for a light, creamy filling.
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Peppermint Mocha Shakeology Cannoli Cups
- 1 packet Peppermint Mocha Shakeology
- 1 cup part-skim ricotta cheese
- ½ cup reduced-fat (2%) cottage cheese
- ¼ cup unsweetened almond milk
- 1 (12-count) package phyllo dough cups, frozen, pre-cooked
- 1 Tbsp. dry-roasted cacao nibs, divided use
Place Shakeology, ricotta cheese, cottage cheese, and almond milk in a food processor; cover. Pulse to combine.
Pour mixture into a piping bag or resealable plastic bag (cut one tip off for plastic bag). Pipe equal amounts of filling into each cup. Garnish each cup with ¼ tsp. of cacao nibs.
Serve immediately, or keep refrigerated in an airtight container for up to 1 day.
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The Nutrition Facts box below provides estimated nutritional information for this recipe.
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Enjoy as an occasional treat. Be sure to track it.
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