Cheesecake Stuffed Strawberries

Come savor the delightful flavors of my Cheesecake Stuffed Strawberries – a quick, easy, and healthier take on traditional cheesecake! These fresh strawberries filled with a creamy homemade cheesecake mixture are perfect for satisfying your sweet cravings without any guilt. With just a few simple ingredients and under 10 minutes to prepare, these treats are a must-try for any dessert lover!

Cheesecake stuffed strawberries served on a white serving plate, side angle shot.

Why I Love This Recipe

I absolutely love my take on this recipe because it’s a brilliant twist on traditional cheesecake, offering a lighter, healthier dessert option without compromising on flavor! Just like my Silken Tofu Matcha Pudding, it’s a guilt-free indulgence that’s easy to whip up and fail-proof! Plus, it’s my own take on stuffed strawberries using my proven homemade cheesecake batter mix we use in my Strawberry Cheesecake Parfait and Mini Tofu Cheesecake dessert recipes, making it a light and healthier alternative to traditional cheesecake!

Picture this – plump, juicy strawberries filled with a creamy cheesecake mixture, bursting with the sweetness of vanilla. Whether you’re a dessert enthusiast or just looking for a simple, no-bake treat, these Cheesecake Stuffed Strawberries are sure to impress! So why wait? Dive in and treat yourself to this delightful dessert today!

Ingredients

Ingredients

  • Strawberries – medium to large sized fresh strawberries.
  • Cream Cheese – blocks and at room temperature. 
  • Sweetener use your preferred sweetener. 
  • Vanilla Extract – concentrated flavors of Vanilla found in baking section of grocery stores.

Additional Add Ins

You can enhance the flavor of your cheesecake by adding Lemon Juice or Chocolate Chips to the mix. These ingredients offer a quick and easy way to introduce refreshing citrus notes or rich chocolate flavors to your dessert.

Cheesecake stuffed strawberries served on a white serving plate, top down shot.

Directions

Step 1 Begin by washing and cutting off the top stem of each strawberry. Then, using a paring knife, carefully hollow out each strawberry to create space for the cheesecake filling.

Strawberry being hallowed out.

🍓 Craving Pro Tip

To hollow out strawberries, simply use a Small Paring Knife to cut around the inside of the strawberry, removing the stem in a circular motion. For larger strawberries, a Melon Baller can be used as well.

Step 2 In a mixing bowl, combine cream cheese, vanilla extract, and sweetener. Use a hand mixer or stand mixer to beat the cream mixture until it becomes slightly fluffy, about 2 minutes.

Cream cheese filling in a mixing bowl.

Step 3 Transfer the cheesecake mixture into a ziplock bag, cut off one corner, or use a piping bag for precision. Squeeze the creamy cheesecake mixture into the hollowed-out strawberries.

Cream cheese filling in a ziplock bag.

💡 Filling Pro Tip

Ensure that the cream cheese mixture is at Room Temperature before filling the strawberries. This makes it easier to blend and ensures a smoother consistency.

🍰 Serving Pro Tip

For the best experience, serve your cheesecake stuffed strawberries Slightly Chilled.

Pairing Recommendations

Pair these stuffed strawberries with our Strawberry Cream Cheese for a delightful dipping experience. Alternatively, complement them with either a Japanese Strawberry Milk Smoothie or a Strawberry Cheesecake Smoothie for a complete dessert ensemble.

Cheesecake stuffed strawberries served on a white serving plate cut in half showing cross sectional cut.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I use frozen strawberries instead of fresh ones?

No, frozen strawberries are not recommended for this recipe. Fresh strawberries are essential for achieving the desired texture and taste when stuffing them with the cheesecake mixture.

Can I add any toppings to the stuffed strawberries?

Yes, you can definitely add toppings to the stuffed strawberries! Some popular options include a drizzle of chocolate sauce, a sprinkle of crushed nuts, or a dollop of whipped cream. Get creative and experiment with different toppings to suit your taste preferences!

Can I make the cheesecake filling ahead of time and refrigerate it before stuffing the strawberries?

Yes, you can make the cheesecake filling ahead of time and refrigerate it before stuffing the strawberries. It will hold well in the fridge for 2-3 days, allowing you to prepare in advance.

Storage Tips

To store leftovers, place in an airtight container and refrigerate them. They can be kept fresh in the fridge for 3 to 5 days.

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Cheesecake stuffed strawberries served on a white serving plate, side angle shot.

Cheesecake Stuffed Strawberries

Savor the irresistible Cheesecake Stuffed Strawberries - a healthier take on classic cheesecake. These juicy strawberries are filled with a luscious cheesecake mixture, creating a delightful treat bursting with flavor.
4.67 from 9 votes
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Worldwide
Keyword: cheesecake stuffed strawberry
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 6 Pieces
Print Recipe
Calories: 70kcal

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Gather all the ingredients.
    Ingredients for cheesecake stuffed strawberries.
  • Remove the stems from the strawberries, then carefully hollow out the inside by cutting around it slightly. If the strawberries are large enough, you can also use a melon baller. Cut off the tip of each strawberry to create a flat base so they can stand upright on a flat plate.
    Strawberry being hallowed out.
  • In a medium mixing bowl, add cream cheese, sweetener, and vanilla extract. Using a standing or an electric handheld mixer, beat cream cheese mixture until slightly fluffy approximately 2 minutes.
    Cream cheese filling in a mixing bowl.
  • Using a ziplock bag (or pastry bag), fill the cream cheese mixture and cut one of the bottom corners off with scissors.
    Cream cheese filling in a ziplock bag.
  • Fill each strawberry with the cream cheese mixture and place onto serving plate.
    Cheesecake stuffed strawberries.

Nutrition

Calories: 70kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 21mg | Sodium: 61mg | Potassium: 44mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 254IU | Vitamin C: 7mg | Calcium: 20mg | Iron: 1mg
*Values Based Per Serving
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