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Cheesecake Stuffed Strawberries (5-ingredients)

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Cheesecake Stuffed Strawberries are a showstopper of a dessert that is also very easy to make. With only 5 simple ingredients, these sweet little individual cheesecakes will be the highlight of your party or dinner!

5 Ingredient Cheesecake Stuffed Strawberries

Cheesecake Stuffed Strawberries

It’s no secret, we love a good cheesecake recipe around here! These amazing Cheesecake Stuffed Strawberries are sure to be one of your new favorite treats. They’re really light, tasty, and just so cute. I set them out on a platter and my family gobbled them right up!

It’s also really nice to have a dessert option that is naturally gluten-free. No crust is even needed for these little cheesecakes!

While you’re here, make sure you don’t miss these great recipes: Lemon Meringue Cheesecake | Instant Pot Raspberry Cheesecake | Cherry Cheesecake Cupcakes | Cotton Candy Cheesecake | Brownie Bottom Cheesecake

The Ingredients

Here’s what you’ll need to make the Cheesecake Stuffed Strawberries (the exact measurements and full recipe instructions are below in the printable recipe card):

  • Strawberries – you’ll want to use nice, large, fresh strawberries.
  • Cream cheese
  • Powdered sugar
  • Sour cream
  • Vanilla extract

ingredients to make 5 Ingredient Cheesecake Stuffed Strawberries

How to Make Cheesecake Stuffed Strawberries

Start by beating the cream cheese with an electric mixer until it is smooth. Then, add the sour cream, powdered sugar, and vanilla extract and beat again until everything is all combined.

Scoop the cheesecake filling into a piping bag fitted with a start tip. I do this by setting the prepared bag down into a cup and folding the opening of the bag out over the opening of the cup to make it easy to scoop the cheesecake into the bag.

filling a piping bag with no bake whipped cheesecake

Set aside your prepared piping bag until you’re ready to fill the strawberries.

a piping bag filled with creamy cheesecake filling

To prepare the strawberries, cut the green top off of each berry to create a flat bottom. Set each better out on a cutting board so they’re sitting with the point of the strawberry facing straight up. Use a sharp paring knife to cut each berry in half from the top of the point straight down towards the base of the berry, but do not cut all the way through. Cut each half of the berry into 3 wedges so that the berry has a total of 6 wedges. These are the “petals.”

cutting strawberries on a cutting mat with a black paring knife

Very gently push your finger down into the center of the berry to open the petals a bit and make space to pipe the cheesecake filling inside the strawberries. Use the piping bag to fill up the center of each strawberry with the filling and give a nice swirl on top.

filling strawberry flowers with cheesecake

Variations

Here are some fun variations you can try:

CHOCOLATE DRIZZLE – Melt some semi sweet chocolate chips in the microwave on high in 15 second intervals, then drizzle over top of the filled strawberries.

GRAHAM CRACKER CRUMBS – Sprinkle crushed graham crackers over the top of the cheesecake filled strawberries.

CHOCOLATE CHEESECAKE – Melt about 1/4 cup of semi sweet chocolate chips in the microwave in 15 second increments, then beat the chocolate into the cheesecake filling.

OREO CRUMBS – Crush OREO cookies and sprinkle the crumbs over the top of the filled strawberries.

5 Ingredient Cheesecake Stuffed Strawberries on a white plate

How to Store Leftovers

The leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for 1-2 days. Do be aware that the strawberries will soften considerably and release their juices, so the leftover stuffed berries will not be as good as they were fresh. This is a dessert best served right away.

5 Ingredient Cheesecake Stuffed Strawberries lined up on a white platter

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Cheesecake Stuffed Strawberries

Published By Jill
Cheesecake Stuffed Strawberries are a showstopper of a dessert that is also very easy to make. With only 5 simple ingredients, these sweet little individual cheesecakes will be the highlight of your dinner!
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Prep Time 20 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 10

Equipment

  • piping bag with star tip

Ingredients
  

  • 8 ounces cream cheese softened
  • 1/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 20 large strawberries washed

Instructions
 

  • In a large mixing bowl, beat the cream cheese until smooth. Add the powdered sugar, sour cream, and vanilla extract; beat well.
  • Transfer the cheesecake filling into a piping bag fitted with a star tip.
  • Cut the top off the strawberries to remove the green stem and leaves and to make a flat surface so the strawberries can sit upright. Use a sharp knife to cut the strawberries in half vertically from the point of the strawberry down close to the base, but do not cut all the way through. Cut each half into 3 wedges (again, do not cut all the way through the base of the strawberry) to form a total of 6 petals. Place your finger down inside of the strawberry to make room for the filling to be piped inside.
  • Pipe the cheesecake filling into the center of the strawberry, filling enough that the petals flare out and the filling is visible between the petals and on top of the strawberry. Repeat with all of the strawberries.
  • Serve immediately or chill for 1-2 hours before serving.
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Can’t wait to try these.

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