No-Bake Cannoli Cream Pie

No-Bake Cannoli Cream Pie

Ingredients :

  • 1 8 ounce pacakge cream cheese, softened
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups heavy cream
  • 1 cup whole milk ricotta
  • 3/4 cup confectioners sugar
  • Dash of ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon orange zest (optional)
  • 3/4 cup mini chocolate chips
  • 1 9- inch store bought graham cracker crust

Topping

  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 2 tablespoons confectioners sugar

Directions :

  1. Using an electric mixer beat cream cheese until smooth and creamy.
  2. Add in heavy cream and beat on high until it thickens and soft peaks form.
  3. Reduce speed and mix in ricotta, confectioners sugar, cinnamon and orange zest until blended.
  4. Fold in 1/2 cup chocolate chips.
  5. Spread mixture into crust.
  6. Chill for 3-4 hours or preferably overnight until set.
  7. Before serving prepare whipped cream topping.
  8. Pour heavy cream in a medium bowl and mix on high using a whisk attachment until soft peaks form then stir in confectioners sugar.
  9. Spread on top of set cheesecake.
  10. Sprinkle with remaining chocolate chips.
  11. Homemade Graham Cracker Crust 
  12. 1 1/2 cup graham cracker crumbs, 5 tablespoons butter, 4 tablespoons sugar
  13. Mix ingredients together.
  14. Spray a 9-inch springform pan with cooking spray
  15. Press mixture on the bottom and sides of pan.
  16. Bake at 350 for about 8 minutes.
  17. Cool completely before filling.
  18. For best results it is recommended to use regular cream cheese and whole milk ricotta only. Don’t use part skim!

Source : http://www.motherthyme.com/2017/02/no-bake-cannoli-cream-pie.html

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