3.26.2012

Strawberry Cheesecake Bites

I'm a big fan of 'all-in-one-bite' desserts. These fit that bill perfectly. In each bite, you get a healthy dose of strawberry, a creamy dose of cheesecake, and a tasty texture from the graham cracker crumbs. Plus, it honestly took 15 minutes to make these, start to finish. I can't believe how addicting they are, too.

I've made these before - I brought them to Thanksgiving this past year. However, I cursed the little strawberries the whole time I was making them. I didn't have a melon-baller. I had to carve out each individual strawberry with a knife.... and that took ages. We received a gift card a month later at Christmas for Bed, Bath & Beyond and guess what item I headed straight towards? Yep. The melon-baller. And we've been best friends ever since.

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Strawberry Cheesecake Bites


1 pound large strawberries
8oz. block cream cheese – soft
3 – 4 tablespoons powdered sugar (depends on how sweet you want the filling)
1 teaspoon vanilla extract (or use almond, lemon, etc. )
Graham cracker crumbs

Rinse strawberries and hull out the middle of the strawberries with a melon-baller. Slice a bottom out of your strawberries so they can stand up. One strawberries are prepped set aside.

Combine cream cheese, powdered sugar and vanilla with a mixer or by hand. Add cream cheese mix to piping bag and fill strawberries.  Once strawberries are filled, drizzle your graham cracker crumbs over the little lovers.  Devour.

Easy Peesy.


5 comments:

  1. oh yes, a melon baller is a must when working with strawberries!!! These look so cute and fun!!!

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    1. Thanks so much Jocelyn! I definitely learned that the hard way. But thankfully the melon baller is here, and here to stay.

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  2. Making these for my nieces babyshower!!! Great ideal

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  3. Making these for my nieces babyshower!!! Great ideal

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  4. I used a paring knife & it worked just fine! I also put the Graham cracker crumbs in a bowl & dipped each filled strawberry into the crumbs to cover the tops then drizzled chocolate on top of each of them! Pretty tasty!!

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