Chocolate Cheesecake Stuffed Strawberries

Recipe Rating:
 2 Ratings
Serves: a bunch
Prep Time:

Ingredients

1 pt strawberries, fresh
4 oz softened cream cheese
1 pt whipping cream
4 Tbsp cocoa powder
1/4 c chocolate syrup
3-4 Tbsp white sugar (to taste)
splash of vanilla extract
optional garnishes: graham cracker crumbles, colored sprinkles or sugar, shaved chocolate, grated orange peel or lemon zest, sifted powdered sugar, toasted coconut shavings, etc.

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Monica H Recipe
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Michigan City, IN (pop. 31,479)
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Member Since Apr 2011
Monica's notes for this recipe:
Sweets for your sweetie! Or just for you! These are easy to make, delectable and addictive.
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Directions

1
Wash and dry strawberries. Cut in half lengthwise, keeping the leaves on. Using a teaspoon, carve out a small indentation in the middle of each strawberry halve, for the filling. Careful not to carve all the way through the strawberry. Set aside.
2
Beat the whipping cream until fairly stiff. Add cream cheese. Beat until incorporated. Add cocoa, chocolate syrup, sugar and vanilla. Taste. If you want it more chocolaty and / or sweet, add more chocolate and / or sugar.
3
Using a teaspoon and your fingers, fill each strawberry with the filling. Sprinkle the top with and garnishes, if you choose. Enjoy!
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