Cute cannoli: the recipe for gourmet and irresistible sweets

  • Rectangular puff pastry
    1 roll
    • 470 kcal

  • Mascarpone cheese
    250 grams
    • 79 kcal

  • Dark chocolate

    150 grams
    • 600 kcal
  • Butter
    40 grams
    • 899 kcal

  • Granulated sugar
    70 grams
    • 600 kcal

  • Dark chocolate drops

    to taste
    • 290 kcal

Calories refer to 100 grams of product

THE cute cannoli they are gods treaty fragrant and delicious, perfect to make on the occasion of a birthday party or a dinner with friends. Simple and fast, they can be enjoyed in a single bite and will conquer young and old. An envelope of scented puff pastry, wound in a spiral, is filled with a foam al Chocolate dark chocolate and mascarpone, for a very tasty end result. If you want, you can decorate them with whatever you want: we have added chocolate chips, but it is also possible to enrich them with sugar nuggets, dried fruit grains or grated coconut. Find out how to do it by following our recipe step by step.

How to prepare cute cannoli

cute cannoli

Roll out the puff pastry and cut it vertically into strips about 2 cm wide (1).

cute cannoli

Moisten the sides of a strip of puff pastry with a drop of water and wrap the cone with the closure facing the tip (2). Continue like this with all the strips of pasta. Sprinkle the cannoli with sugar then place them on a baking sheet covered with a sheet of baking paper.

cute cannoli

Bake the cannoli in the oven at 180 ° C for about 15 minutes; once cooked, take them out of the oven and let them cool (3).

cute cannoli

Prepare the filling; melt the dark chocolate in a double boiler; add the mascarpone and the soft butter, then mix well with a spoon (4).

cute cannoli

Collect the cream in a pastry bag with a star nozzle and stuff the mignon cannoli. Garnish with chocolate chips and serve (5).


If you don’t like dark chocolate, the cute cannoli can be filled with other delicious and delicious sweet creams, such as pastry cream, whipped cream or white chocolate cream.

Instead of puff pastry, for an equally crispy result, you can use the filo pastry.

As an alternative to the sweet version, the mignon cannoli are perfect to be filled with a salted cream, for a appetizer appetizers mouth watering. In this case we recommend for example a tuna mousse or a gorgonzola mousse with walnut kernels.


The mignon cannoli will keep in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2-3 days. You can also keep them empty and stuff them right away.