Who doesn’t love a sweet and creamy cannoli? Sure they taste great, but the traditional version is packed full of added sugars and saturated fat. This delicious alternative substitutes pastry dough for a whole grain Flatbread Foldit and replaced the sugar packed filling with a Greek yogurt and ricotta cheese mixture that tastes just like the real thing. This dessert is so delicious you are sure to want seconds and since it’s so nutritious, that isn’t a bad thing!
- 4 – Flatout 5 Grain Flax Foldit
- ½ cup lowfat vanilla Greek yogurt
- ½ cup part skim ricotta cheese
- ¼ cup mini dark chocolate chips
- 1 tablespoon sugar
- cooking spray
Preheat oven to 300 F. Slice Flatout Foldits in half at the narrowest part to make two even, circular pieces. Roll each piece to create a cannoli shell. Place the rolled pieces onto a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Spray each shell with cooking spray, sprinkle with sugar, and bake for 10 minutes. As shells are baking, mix together ricotta cheese, Greek yogurt, and 1/8 cup mini chocolate chips. Place mixture into a pastry bag or a small plastic bag and refrigerate until ready to use.
Melt the remaining chocolate chips in a small bowl in the microwave. Once shells have finished baking, dip the ends of each shell into the melted chocolate and place back onto parchment paper to allow chocolate to harden. Once chocolate has hardened, pipe the yogurt/cheese mixture into each shell. Chill and enjoy! Makes 8 servings.