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BEST Cannoli Pie – Recipe

This cannoli pie is a recipe that NEVER fails! Although it looks like cheesecake, it is actually a deep-dish pie. Get the entire recipe below from Proud Italian Cook!

This cannoli pie is a recipe that NEVER fails! Although it looks like cheesecake, it is actually a deep-dish pie. Get the entire recipe below from Proud Italian Cook!

INGREDIENTS

  • 8 inch springform pan

FOR THE CANNOLI CRUST

  • 7 large cannoli shells
  • ¾ stick of melted butter
  • 1½ tablespoons of sugar
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon

FOR THE FILLING

  • 1½ lbs. of ricotta, drained well, not holding moisture
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • 5 large eggs
  • 1 tablespoon, vanilla
  • ¼ teaspoon, cinnamon
  • zest of ½ of an orange
  • ½ cup of diced candied orange peel, homemade or store bought
  • ¼ cup of semi sweet MINI chocolate chips, plus extra for garnish
  • handful of chopped pistachio’s also for garnish
  • powdered sugar for sprinkling
  • NOTE: If you can’t find candied orange peels use the zest of a whole orange.

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