Keto Cannoli Cookie Cups

Keto Cannoli Cookie Cups are sugar-free, low carb cookies with a lightly sweetened ricotta filling. The cookie cups take the place of a cannoli shell allowing the Keto dieter a delicious Italian like treat over the holidays without going out of ketosis! This is an easy finger food dessert to make and share with your friends at your next holiday party or game day gathering.

Keto Cannoli Cookie CupsI am participating in a blogger challenge using KetoseSweet + Powder sweetenerI was provided with product to work with in creating recipes for this challenge. All opinions are my own.Keto Cannoli Cookie Cups

My son Justin loves cannoli. With good reason! It’s delicious! He is the inspiration for this recipe today. I wanted to make a cookie that would be reminiscent of a cannoli that I could enjoy as a Keto dieter. I completely hit the mark on this one! These cookies were delicious!

Keto Cannoli Cookie Cups

I did a lot of recipe testing before this recipe came to light. While I love Keto, lately, I have had a difficult time when trying to bake something that is Keto. I’m so used to regular baking that it has not been the easiest of tasks to switch over and create my own Keto recipes. So, this Cannoli Cookie Cup recipe being a success was a big win for me!

Keto Cannoli Cookie Cups

What is the best type of pan to bake your cookie cups in?

For testing purposes, I made these cookie cups in both silicone and non-stick mini muffin pan. Below are my results:

  • Silicone mini muffin pan – baked 20 minutes. Started to brown on top but not around inside of the cup. The dough was still baked, but just not browned. 
  • Non-stick mini muffin pan – baked 20 minutes. The cups browned much quicker and probably could have come out of the oven about 2 minutes sooner.

Keto Cannoli Cookie Cups

Tips for Storing your Keto Cannoli Cookie Cups

  • The cookie cups should be stored in the refrigerator. Preferably without the filling in them, 
  • If you will not consume the cookies within a weeks time, you should freeze the cookie cups. They can be frozen once baked, however, freeze them without the filling in them.
  • Store the filling in the refrigerator until you are ready to serve the cookie cups.

Keto Cannoli Cookie Cups

What is KetoseSweet + Powder sweetener?

KetoseSweet + Powder sweetener is made of 3 ingredients: allouse, monkfruit, and stevia. It has zero calories per tablespoon, does not affect blood sugar levels and is safe for those on an ultra-low sugar diet. It also tastes great!

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Keto Cannoli Cookie Cups
Yield: 2 dozen cookies

Keto Cannoli Cookie Cups

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes

Keto Cannoli Cookie Cups are sugar-free, low carb cookies with a ricotta filling. The cookie cups take the place of a cannoli shell allowing the Keto dieter a delicious Italian like treat over the holidays without going out of ketosis!


For the Cookie Cups:

For the Cannoli Cream Filling:

  • 1 cup whole milk ricotta cheese
  • 2 tbsp heavy cream
  • 2 tbsp KetoseSweet + Powder and Steviva Blend
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup mini sugar free chocolate chips (optional)


To make the cookie cups:

  1. With a hand mixer, blend together the cream cheese and butter.
  2. Add KetoseSweet + Powder and Steviva Blend and vanilla extract, mix well.
  3. Add almond flour and coconut flour. Stir until combined. Dough will become firm.
  4. Shape 1 tbsp of dough into a ball and place in mini muffin tin.
  5. Using mini tart shaper, press into dough to press dough into a cup shape.
  6. Bake cookie cups for 20 minutes, or until browned. If using a non stick pan, bake for less time.

To make the Cannoli Cream Filling:


Net Carbs = 2

Nutrition Information



Serving Size

1 cookie

Amount Per Serving Calories 125Total Fat 11gSaturated Fat 5gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 6gCholesterol 17mgSodium 88mgCarbohydrates 3gFiber 1gSugar 1gProtein 4g

Nutrition information is provided as a courtesy, but will vary depending on the specific brands of ingredients you use. Please consult with your doctor regarding specific health needs.

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About the Author: Shelby Law Ruttan

Shelby is the author/owner of Grumpy's Honeybunch. Established in 2007, she shares and preserves family recipes as well as recipes for cooking light and keto. She is an experienced, self-taught home cook who loves to share recipes with others. You can see her work on websites such as Veal Made Easy, Parade, Community Table, SoFab Food, Yummly, and FoodGawker.


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  5. Sharon November 18, 2019 at 10:00 am - Reply

    Can I substitute something else for that sugar you mentione d? I have too many in my cabinet now.

    • Shelby Law Ruttan November 18, 2019 at 2:27 pm - Reply

      Hi Sharon, yes, you can substitute any keto-friendly sugar. If you have powdered erythritol, that would probably work best.

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