Mascarpone Cheese Recipes

Don’t miss these recipes with mascarpone, which we absolutely love to use as a dessert ingredient. The smooth, creamy texture is the perfect addition to cheesecakes and fruit desserts.

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      Sausage and Swiss Mini Quiches

      1 review

      I created my little heavenly morsels for a holiday party. They were so tasty, adorable that my family and friends ask for them by name. I find the mascarpone makes the quiches extra rich, but you can substitute cream cheese if you like.—Lisa Renshaw, Kansas City, Missouri

      Tiramisu Crepes

      6 reviews

      Delicate crepes, filled with creamy mascarpone cheese and laced with vanilla and a hint of coffee liqueur, always make for...


      Mascarpone-Pesto Chicken Rolls

      11 reviews

      Who could resist the great flavor of these golden-brown roll-ups spiraled with rich mascarpone cheese and prepared pesto? What’s more,...


      Mascarpone-Mushroom Frittata Stack

      1 review

      When I bring this delicious egg dish to the table, I always get oohs and aahs! It looks impressive but...


      Mascarpone Cheesecake

      16 reviews

      This rich dessert is sure to delight with its creamy filling, whipped topping and sweet caramel drizzle. It makes an...

      Portobello Risotto with Mascarpone

      Portobello mushrooms add a beefy flavor to this creamy classic. Each serving is topped with soft, buttery mascarpone cheese, which...


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      Creme de Menthe Cupcakes

      We use creme de menthe liqueur (the term means "mint cream" in French) to add a cool touch to these...


      Toffee Bar Brownie Torte

      1 review

      Heads will turn when you serve this showstopping cake. The mild espresso frosting nicely complements the bittersweet brownie layers.—Megan Byers,...


      Marvelous Cannoli Cake

      71 reviews

      A luscious, chocolate-studded cannoli filling separates the tender vanilla layers of this rich cake, which starts with a package mix....


      Cranberry Orange Cheesecake

      5 reviews

      I can't go to any Christmas gathering without this show-stopping dessert in tow. The combination of cranberries, chocolate and orange...


      Crab-Topped Tomato Slices

      When camping, my wife and I top large beefsteak tomatoes with spicy chunks of crab. Then we warm this summer...


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      Spiced Pumpkin Tiramisu

      8 reviews

      I added pumpkin and subtracted some of the coffee flavor in a tiramisu I developed for a special holiday dinner....


      Pear-Mascarpone French Toast

      1 review

      My twist on French toast features a spiced pear and cheese filling. This dish is great for Sunday breakfast or...

      Cranberry-Orange Tiramisu

      1 review

      The holiday version of tiramisu trades the Amaretto and coffee notes of the traditional dessert for the bright, seasonal flavors...


      Blackberry Cheesecake Bars

      5 reviews

      Sugar cookie dough is a speedy way to turn ricotta and mascarpone cheeses topped with blackberries into beautiful bars. —...


      Pumpkin Gingersnap Parfaits

      Enjoy these lovely, light parfaits as an unforgettable finale to your holiday feast. The spiced rum adds a fun new...


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      Rhubarb Tart

      2 reviews

      The rhubarb flavor in this tart balances nicely with the honey and amaretto. The mascarpone cheese makes it rich and...


      Chive Mascarpone Dip with Herbed Pita Chips

      1 review

      I have a massive herb garden in the summer, with an abundance of chives. This cream-cheesy dip helps use them...


      Strawberry Mascarpone Cake

      1 review

      Don't let the number of steps in this recipe fool you —it's easy to assemble. The cake bakes up high...


      Artichoke & Green Bean Penne

      1 review

      This pretty side dish goes well with just about any main course…and it even makes a fantastic meatless entree! Featuring...


      Orange Ricotta Cake Roll

      1 review

      I come from a big Italian family where my mom cooked and baked many delicious meals and desserts from scratch....

      Toffee Cheesecake Tiramisu

      I accidentally discovered this recipe when making a tiramisu for my friend's rehearsal dinner a couple of years ago. I...


      Tuscan Truffles

      3 reviews

      For holiday potlucks, I make an appetizer truffle out of prosciutto, figs and toasted pine nuts. Mascarpone and goat cheese...


      Orange-Mascarpone Breakfast Rolls

      4 reviews

      These special rolls from Pamela Shank of Parkersburg, West Virginia are melt-in-your-mouth good and smell wonderful while baking. "I came...


      Strawberry Ladyfinger Icebox Cake

      1 review

      This cake is inventive and yet familiar. Be sure to use a springform pan so you can easily remove it...


      Chocolate Mascarpone Truffles

      These luscious, satiny truffles are so versatile...omit the pistachos and try all three variations listed below. —Diane Fuqua, Baltimore, Maryland...


      Sweet & Savory Ice Cream Sandwiches

      1 review

      When you're looking for a grown-up dessert that brings out the little kid in you, this extraordinary ice cream sandwich...