ricotta dumpling with raspberry sauce

ricotta dumpling with raspberry sauce

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Every now and then when you’re cooking you need a no brainer~~a recipe that’s easy to do, has some shortcuts, and gives you the satisfaction you’re looking for in a flash!  Well, if you’ve hankerin’ for something warm, gooey, subtly sweet and boholicious, then this ‘Ricotta Dumpling with Raspberry Sauce’ will fill the bill.

ricotta dumpling with raspberry sauce

ricotta dumpling with raspberry sauce

Yield: Serves 6+


  • Preheat oven to 325
  • 1 refrigerated package of crescent rolls (8 crescents)
  • 1/2 cup ricotta cheese
  • 1/2 cup mascarpone cheese
  • 3 Tbl. heavy cream
  • 1 vanilla bean, scraped
  • 1/4 cup powdered sugar (plus more for garnish dusting)
  • 2 Tbl. butter
  • 1 cup Dole Sunshine frozen raspberries
  • 1/4 cup raspberry jam (get the best brand you can afford)


  • Combine the ricotta, mascarpone, cream, vanilla bean (inside scraped for paste) and powdered sugar in a bowl and blend together.
  • Roll out the each crescent roll and stretch a little.  Dollop some of the mixture into the center, then pull up opposite sides and make a pouch/dumpling.  Place on a parchment paper lined cookie sheet.
  • Bake in a preheated 325 oven about 12 minutes or until golden brown, and when done, remove and dust with powdered sugar.  
  • Meanwhile make the raspberry sauce by melting the butter in a skillet over medium heat, add the raspberries and jam and blend cooking about 5-7 minutes.  Spoon over the dumplings when serving.
  • (Note: If there is extra filling, put a dollop on the plate and then place the dumpling on top~~you can never have too much yummy filling!)


This makes a great camping recipe. Check out the dumplings cooked on a grill in individual cast iron baby skillets.

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  1. Ally – you had me at Ricotta… and really got me with Dumpling! Yes, please!!! Love the look of these treats and I know they taste delicious. Gonna give these a try, for sure! xoxo

  2. These are the yummiest looking things ever Ally! Wow, how fun to have a recipe like this ready to roll out at a moment’s notice, LOVE it!

  3. Susan Bickta

    Looks awesome!!! Just “pinned”!!

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