chocolate cheesecake stuffed strawberries

★★★★★ 2
a recipe by
Monica H
Michigan City, IN

Sweets for your sweetie! Or just for you! These are easy to make, delectable and addictive.

★★★★★ 2
serves a bunch
prep time 25 Min

Ingredients For chocolate cheesecake stuffed strawberries

  • 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.

How To Make chocolate cheesecake stuffed strawberries

  • 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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