Cannoli Crunchettes + 4 More 10-Minute Desserts Under 200 Calories

Mar 8 2018
Craving the creamy crunchiness of a classic cannoli, but wish it were healthier and lower in calories? Good news, hungry! We've got a smart swap, plus four more 10-minute sweet treats...

Hungry Girl's Healthy Cannoli Crunchettes Recipe

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1/3rd of recipe (5 shells): 100 calories, 4g total fat (1g sat fat), 78mg sodium, 14g carbs, <0.5g fiber, 2.5g sugars, 5g protein

Green Plan SmartPoints® value 4*
Blue Plan (Freestyle) SmartPoints® value 4*

Purple Plan SmartPoints® value 4*

Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 5 minutes


15 frozen mini fillo shells (like the kind by Athens)

1/3 cup light/low-fat ricotta cheese

1/8 tsp. vanilla extract

1 packet no-calorie sweetener (like Truvia)

1 1/2 tsp. mini semi-sweet chocolate chips


Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Place shells on a baking sheet, and bake until lightly browned and crispy, 3 - 5 minutes.

In a medium bowl, combine ricotta cheese, vanilla extract, and sweetener. Mix well.

Just before serving, fill shells with ricotta mixture and top with chocolate chips.


HG Tip: If you're not going to be eating/serving these immediately, store the baked fillo shells at room temperature in a sealed bag or container, and store the ricotta mixture in a sealed container in the fridge.

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