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Cannoli Sandwich Cookie


Ingredients:

1 c butter, softened

3/4 c sugar

1/4 c brown sugar, packed

1 large egg

1 tsp vanilla extract

2 1/4 c flour

1 1/2 tsp baking powder

1/2 tsp orange zest

1/4 tsp cinnamon

1/2 c finely chopped pistachios

cannoli filling, recipe follows

melted chocolate, recipe follows


Cannoli Filling:

3/4 c whole milk ricotta

8 oz. mascarpone cheese

1/3 c powdered sugar

3/4 tsp vanilla


 


 

Directions:

Beat butter at medium speed until creamy. Gradually add sugar and brown sugar, beating well. Add egg and vanilla, beat till combined.



Combine flour, baking powder, zest, and cinnamon. Add to butter mixture. Beat at medium speed. Stir in pistachios.



Shape dough into 2 - 6 inch logs. Wrap with wax paper and freeze until firm. Slice frozen dough into 1/8 inch thick rounds. Place rounds on a parchment paper lined cookie sheet.



Bake at 350 degrees F for 10-12 minutes, or until lightly browned at edges. Cool 1 minute on pan. Cool completely on wire rack.



Fill with cannoli filling. Assemble sandwiches and drizzle with melted chocolate. Cool in refrigerator until chocolate has hardened.


Cannoli Filling

adapted from RecipeGirl

Mix ingredients together. Fill a pastry bag or ziplock bag with filling. Chill until ready to use. To fill sandwiches, pipe filling on the underside of one cookie. Top cookie with another.


 

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