Cheesecake Stuffed Strawberries Recipe

Ingredients

Cheesecake Filling

  • 8 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Strawberries

  • 1 pound large, fresh strawberries, washed and dried

Topping

  • 1/4 cup graham cracker crumbs

Equipment

  • Medium mixing bowl
  • Electric hand mixer or whisk
  • Piping bag or small zip-top bag
  • Paring knife

Instructions

1. Prep the strawberries

  • Carefully cut off the green tops of the strawberries.
  • Use the paring knife to create a hollow center in each strawberry. Make a cone-shaped space, but be careful not to cut all the way through the bottom.

2. Make the cheesecake filling

  • In the mixing bowl, beat together cream cheese, powdered sugar, and vanilla extract until the mixture is smooth and fluffy.

3. Fill the strawberries

  • Transfer the cheesecake filling to the piping bag or zip-top bag. If using a zip-top bag, cut a small corner off to make a piping hole.
  • Gently pipe the cheesecake filling into the hollowed-out center of each strawberry. Be generous – let some of the filling come out over the top.

4. The finishing touch

  • Sprinkle graham cracker crumbs over the top of the cheesecake filling on each strawberry.
  • You can also dip the strawberries in the crumbs if you prefer a heavier coating.

5. Serving

  • Serve immediately for the freshest flavor.
  • If not serving right away, refrigerate the strawberries until you are ready to enjoy them.

Tips

Make it creamy: For even creamier cheesecake filling, fold in ¼ cup of whipped cream after the other filling ingredients are combined.

Get creative with the topping: Try crushed Oreos, chopped nuts, or even a drizzle of melted chocolate instead of graham cracker crumbs.

Chocolate-dipped: Melt your favorite chocolate (semi-sweet, dark, or white) in the microwave. Dip your filled strawberries in the melted chocolate, then place them on parchment paper to harden. Refrigerate for quicker chocolate setting.

Comments

No comments yet. Why don’t you start the discussion?

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *