Cheesecake Stuffed Strawberries

These  Cheesecake Stuffed Strawberries are a delicious way to satisfy your sweet tooth. Plus they are a cinch to make! 

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Cheesecake Stuffed Strawberries

I just adore these little gems. Luscious ripe strawberries are filled with sweetened cream cheese and topped with toasted almonds.  The mixture of tastes and textures is heavenly.  I hadn’t made these in a while, so I added them to a tray of truffle brownies for my book club for a delicious pop of color.  These beauties are perfect for any gathering—for a girls night out,  a cocktail nibble or even part of a lovely brunch spread. They are fantastic!!!

Cheesecake Stuffed Strawberries | An easy, irresistible sweet treat!

Simple and Elegant

Hunt down the best, most fragrant berries you can find. These just won’t taste the same if your berries aren’t top notch. The process is very simple. To prep the strawberries, I take a small paring knife to cleanly cut off the stem end. The same knife or a small melon baller can be used to remove some of the strawberry flesh to create space for the cheesecake mixture. I also cut off the tip end of the berry, creating a flat side so the berries stand upright. Cream cheese, powdered sugar and vanilla are whipped together till smooth, then I use a zip-lock bag with a snipped-off corner to pipe this cheesecake mixture into the cored out berries. Top with toasted sliced almonds or even mini chocolate chips! My book club loved these—I know you will, too.

Cheesecake Stuffed Strawberries | An easy, irresistible sweet treat!

 Book Club Selections

If you’re in a book club or love to read, here is the List of Books my book club has read over the past 20+ years. We rate the books from 1-10, 10 being the highest. We give consideration to the discussion, whether we’d recommend the book to other friends and book clubs, and how much we enjoyed reading the book.
My book club friends!!!
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Photos circa 2010
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Stuffed Strawberries

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Serves: 12-15 strawberries

An easy, sweet treat that's perfect for strawberry season!
Ingredients
  • 6 ounces cream cheese at room temperature
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla
  • 1½ tablespoons powdered sugar
  • 12-15 strawberries
  • Sliced almonds, toasted (may toast in a dry saute pan till lightly browned or in a 350º oven for 3-6 minutes)
Instructions
  1. Whip cream cheese, vanilla and powdered sugar till fluffy. Put mixture into a quart ziplock bag and cut off one corner to allow for piping.
  2. Trim bottom of berries so that each will stand up (non-stem side). Remove stem and with knife or melon baller, and scoop out some of the strawberry flesh. Pipe filling into the opening on top of strawberry till it brims over the top. Garnish with the toasted almonds.
Notes
!Adapted from Martha Stewart
!Feel free to top with mini chocolate chips instead of almonds.

 

Comments

  1. I *love* this! I am totally doing this for a baby shower I’m hosting next week.

    I will never again go to any other site for dessert recipes!

  2. Aw, you’re too sweet KB!!! Thank you!

  3. Those are lovely looking strawberries, I must say!

  4. Thanks, Carolyn…they are really yummy!

  5. Your book club members look very happy in the photo–understandably! You created a wonderful buffet.

  6. Thanks, Carole!!!

  7. I’m so glad, Jennifer! They would be such a lovely addition to your book club!!!

  8. Yes, nice idea!!!

  9. Bite sized and delicious! Spiking the cream cheese with a little bit of Grand Marnier would be fun too~

  10. Diethood.com says:

    Holy Yum! I am saving this recipe – thank you for sharing!

  11. You are most welcome, Diethood!!! Glad you dropped in :)

  12. Thanks, Joshua!!! Merry Christmas to you, too!

  13. Joshua Alan Burgin says:

    Cream cheese + Strawberries = Heaven! Love this! Joyeux Noël

  14. Merry Christmas to you, too, Kita!!! Thanks for the lovely compliment!

  15. How pretty! Everyone loves a strawberry cream cheese combo and they look so elegant to boot! Have a Merry Christmas!!!

  16. Thanks, Grace! So easy, too :)

  17. Lizzy I love these stuffed berries, a very nice change from the usual chocolate dipped. I bet they didn’t last very long at your social,

  18. These stuffed strawberries look awesome! Thanks for entering them into our Get Grillin’ event!

  19. Soooo pretty and perfect indeed for a book club or any gathering! Glad you are featuring this recipe, Liz. It’s a keeper!

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