Traditional Cannoli

Introducing Our Authentic Cannoli Recipe: A Taste of Italy’s Sweet Tradition!

Prepare to indulge in a timeless Italian delicacy with our classic Cannoli recipe. Straight from the heart of Italy’s culinary heritage, these iconic pastries are a symphony of crispy pizzelle shells, shaped into tubes, with creamy filling, and a sprinkle of culinary magic.

Imagine indulging into a crunchy, golden cannoli shell, that you easily formed from Reko Pizzelles with the help of a microwave, perfectly balanced by a luscious, sweet ricotta filling. Each bite is a journey to the streets of the Abruzzo region, where the air is filled with the aroma of freshly baked pastries and the spirit of Italian hospitality.

Crafted with generations of tradition and a dash of amore, our Traditional Pizzelle Cannoli recipe is more than just a dessert—it’s a celebration of la dolce vita. Whether you’re sharing them with loved ones or savoring them as a solo indulgence, these delightful treats are sure to transport you to the sunny shores of Italy. So, let’s savor the sweetness of tradition, one heavenly bite at a time… Mangia e buon appetito!

Makes 12 cannoli


  • 12 Reko Pizzelle Cookies (flavor of choice)
  • 1 lb whole milk ricotta cheese
  • ½ cup powdered confectionary sugar see note
  • zest from 1 medium orange
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ cup mini chocolate chips


  1. In a medium bowl, gradually add the powdered sugar to the ricotta cheese and stir until blended. For a fluffier texture blend with an electric mixer.
  2. Fold in vanilla and orange zest.
  3. Microwave each Reko Pizzelle cookie for approximately 20 seconds and immediately bend/shape into a cannoli tube. Use caution – cookies will be hot!
  4. Fill with prepared cannoli cream and top with mini chocolate chips.