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Strawberry Chimichangas

Strawberry Chimichangas

These dessert strawberry chimichangas are absolutely delicious. The perfect amount of sweetness wrapped in a cinnamon toasted shell. 

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword dessert chimichangas, strawberry chimichanga recipe, strawberry chimichangas
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 6 minutes
Total Time 21 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 296 kcal


  • 8 oz 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


  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.
Nutrition Facts
Strawberry Chimichangas
Amount Per Serving
Calories 296 Calories from Fat 144
% Daily Value*
Fat 16g25%
Saturated Fat 8g50%
Cholesterol 46mg15%
Sodium 335mg15%
Potassium 175mg5%
Carbohydrates 31g10%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 15g17%
Protein 5g10%
Vitamin A 565IU11%
Vitamin C 24.9mg30%
Calcium 99mg10%
Iron 1.4mg8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.