Brown Butter Rum Cannolis


Wonton Cannolis:

  • 20 wonton sheets
  • 4 tablespoon butter, melted

Brown Butter Rum Mascarpone Filling:

  • 16 oz mascarpone cheese
  • 6 tablespoons butter, browned
  • 2 tablespoons gold rum
  • 3 1/2 – 4 1/2 cups confectioner sugar
  • 6 oz. melted chocolate
  • 4 oz. crushed almonds



  1. Heat oven to 376 degrees F.

To make can wonton cannoli:

  1. Use a 3 1/2 inch round cutter and stamp out a circle from each wonton sheet. Using a pastry brush, cover each side of wonton round with butter.
  2. Wrap wonton around cannoli form and place on a bake sheet with seam side up. Bake at 375 degrees for about 5-7 minutes or until golden brown (start checking for doneness at 5 minutes).
  3. Remove bake sheet from oven and then remove cannoli cookies from forms. Place cookies on a rack to cool.

To make mascarpone filling:

  1. Place butter in a small pan and heat until butter is brown and nutty in aroma. Remove from heat and strain. Set aside to cool, but still liquid. Add rum to cooled butter and stir to combine.
  2. Place mascarpone and confectioner sugar in a bowl of an electric mixer fitted with a paddle attachment; beat until smooth. Add in butter mixture and beat until combined.
  3. Transfer filling to a pastry bag fitted with preferred tip.


  1. Dip ends of cannoli cookie into chocolate. Dip chocolate covered ends into crushed nuts. Set aside until chocolate hardens and sets.

     2. Pipe filling into both ends of cookies. Drizzle with remaining chocolate and dust with  confectioner sugar.



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