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Cannoli Cheeseball

This recipe originally appeared on the Rachael Ray Show. For more recipes and videos from the show visit


  • 1 8-ounce brick cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup ricotta
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 1/2 cups mini chocolate chips, divided
  • Vanilla cookies, for serving


In a bowl, mix together cream cheese, ricotta, powdered sugar, cinnamon and 1 cup of mini chocolate chips. 

Form the cheese mixture into a ball and wrap in plastic wrap to chill for 1 hour. 

Once cheese ball is set, remove from the fridge and roll in the remaining 1 1/2 cups chocolate chips. Plate with vanilla cookies and graham crackers alongside.

Rachael Ray