Cream-Filled Strawberries

Try these delicious strawberries filled with cream and chocolate - a delightful dessert made ready in just 15 minutes!

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  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 15 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 2
 

Ingredients

6
large fresh strawberries
1/4
cup 1/3-less-fat cream cheese (Neufchâtel), softened
1/4
cup light ricotta cheese
2
teaspoons powdered sugar
1/4
teaspoon almond extract or vanilla
2
teaspoons chocolate-flavored syrup, if desired
2
fresh mint leaves, if desired

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 Wash and drain strawberries; remove stems if desired. Stand strawberries up on stem end; cut strawberries into quarters, cutting down to but not completely through stem end. Set aside.
  • 2 In small bowl, combine cream cheese, ricotta cheese, powdered sugar and almond extract; blend well. Pipe about 1 tablespoon cheese mixture into each cut strawberry.* Serve immediately, or cover and refrigerate until serving time.
  • 3 To serve, drizzle each of 2 individual serving plates with 1 teaspoon syrup. Place 3 strawberries on each plate; garnish with mint leaf.
  • 1 Wash and drain strawberries; remove stems if desired. Stand strawberries up on stem end; cut strawberries into quarters, cutting down to but not completely through stem end. Set aside.
  • 2 In small bowl, combine cream cheese, ricotta cheese, powdered sugar and almond extract; blend well. Pipe about 1 tablespoon cheese mixture into each cut strawberry.* Serve immediately, or cover and refrigerate until serving time.
  • 3 To serve, drizzle each of 2 individual serving plates with 1 teaspoon syrup. Place 3 strawberries on each plate; garnish with mint leaf.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

* Use decorating bag or make a small cut in corner of small plastic bag. Fill bag with cheese mixture; twist or seal top. Gently squeeze mixture into strawberries.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
160
(
Calories from Fat
80),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9g
9%
(Saturated Fat
6g,
6%
),
Cholesterol
30mg
30%;
Sodium
160mg
160%;
Total Carbohydrate
13g
13%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
11g
11%
),
Protein
7g
7%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%;
Vitamin C
70%;
Calcium
10%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
1 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 1 Very Lean Meat; 1 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.