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Ginger Pistachio Cherry Delights

Total Time: 80 MIN Makes: 15 Desserts
Prep Time: 80 MIN Cook Time: 0 MIN
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Description

This recipe received honorable mention in Athens Holiday Mini Phyllo Shells Recipe Contest.


Ingredients
  • 8 ounces softened mascarpone cheese
  • 2 ounces finely chopped semi-sweet chocolate
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange zest
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup minced dried tart cherries
  • 1/4 cup minced crystallized ginger
  • 1 package (15 count) Athens® Mini Phyllo Shells
  • 1/3 cup pistachios, for garnish

Directions

In a small bowl, combine mascarpone cheese, chocolate, powdered sugar, orange zest, vanilla extract, dried cherries and ginger, mixing well. Chill for 1 hour. Transfer filling to a pastry bag without a tip and pipe a rounded tablespoon of mixture into each Phyllo Shell. Garnish with pistachios. Serve immediately.