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Strawberry Chimichangas

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These dessert strawberry chimichangas are absolutely delicious. The perfect amount of sweetness wrapped in a cinnamon toasted shell. This is one of those things that you can’t eat just one of – they are just too good!

Strawberry Chimichangas

Strawberry Chimichangas

Ingredients:

  • 1 package cream cheese (room temperature)
  • 1/4 C sour cream
  • 1 TBSP sugar
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh lemon zest
  • 6 (8-inch) soft flour tortillas
  • 1 3/4 cups sliced strawberries, divided
  • 1 Tablespoon cinnamon

Strawberry ChimichangasDirections

  1. In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment,
  2. beat the cream cheese with the sour cream, 1 tablespoon sugar, vanilla extract and lemon zest, scraping down the sides of the bowl as needed.
  3. Fold in 3/4 cup of the sliced strawberries.
  4. The tortillas will bend easier if you warm them a little bit in the microwave.
  5. Leave them in the package and put them in for 30-45 seconds.
  6. Divide the mixture evenly between the tortillas, slathering each portion in the lower third of each tortilla.
  7. Next, fold the two sides of each tortilla toward the center and then roll the tortilla up like a burrito and secure it with a toothpick.
  8. Repeat the rolling process with the remaining tortillas.
  9. Combine the remaining 1/4 cup sugar with the cinnamon in a shallow bowl.
  10. Set it aside.
  11. Set your air fryer to 400 degrees.
  12. Place the chimichangas in the basket.
  13. Spray the chimichanga with some cooking spray.
  14. Set the timer for 6 minutes.
  15. Remove the chimichangas from the basket.
  16. Roll them in the cinnamon and sugar mixture.
  17. Remove all toothpicks from the chimichangas.
  18. Transfer them to serving plates.
  19. Top each sliced strawberries and serve immediately.

Strawberry Chimichangas

Strawberry Chimichangas
 
Ingredients
  • 1 package cream cheese (room temperature)
  • ¼ C sour cream
  • 1 TBSP sugar
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ teaspoon fresh lemon zest
  • 6 (8-inch) soft flour tortillas
  • 1¾ cups sliced strawberries, divided
  • 1 Tablespoon cinnamon
Instructions
  1. In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment,
  2. Beat the cream cheese with the sour cream, 1 tablespoon sugar, vanilla extract and lemon zest, scraping down the sides of the bowl as needed.
  3. Fold in ¾ cup of the sliced strawberries.
  4. The tortillas will bend easier if you warm them a little bit in the microwave.
  5. Leave them in the package and put them in for 30-45 seconds.
  6. Divide the mixture evenly between the tortillas, slathering each portion in the lower third of each tortilla.
  7. Next, fold the two sides of each tortilla toward the center and then roll the tortilla up like a burrito and secure it with a toothpick.
  8. Repeat the rolling process with the remaining tortillas.
  9. Combine the remaining ¼ cup sugar with the cinnamon in a shallow bowl.
  10. Set it aside.
  11. Set your air fryer to 400 degrees.
  12. Place the chimichangas in the basket.
  13. Spray the chimichanga with some cooking spray.
  14. Set the timer for 6 minutes.
  15. Remove the chimichangas from the basket.
  16. Roll them in the cinnamon and sugar mixture.
  17. Remove all toothpicks from the chimichangas.
  18. Transfer them to serving plates.
  19. Top each sliced strawberries and serve immediately.

 

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