Go Back

Cannoli Cheeseball

This easy make-ahead, no-bake Cannoli Cheeseball dessert recipe with be the hit of your next party. #NaturallyCheesy
Course Dessert
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Author Melissa Russo / thefarmgirlgabs.com


  • 1 8 ounce package Kraft Philadelphia Cream Cheese
  • 1/2 cup of ricotta cheese
  • 2/3 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon rind
  • 2 1/2 cups miniature chocolate chips


  1. In a medium bowl, add cream cheese, ricotta cheese, powdered sugar, cinnamon, vanilla and lemon rind. Beat together with a mixer.
  2. Stir in 3/4 cup of the miniature chocolate chips.
  3. Spread a piece of plastic wrap out and pour remaining chocolate chips on top. Spread out evenly.
  4. Use a spatula to scoop out cannoli cheeseball onto plastic wrap. Grab one side of the wrap and roll to form ball and coat with chips.
  5. Refrigerate for at least two hours.
  6. Serve with vanilla cookies, graham crackers and pieces of an ice cream cone.