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Cream-Filled Strawberries

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  • 15 min prep time
  • 15 min total time
  • 7 ingredients
  • 2 servings
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Try these delicious strawberries filled with cream and chocolate - a delightful dessert made ready in just 15 minutes!

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

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

* 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.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
160
Calories from Fat
80
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9g
14%
Saturated Fat
6g
30%
Cholesterol
30mg
10%
Sodium
160mg
7%
Total Carbohydrate
13g
4%
Dietary Fiber
2g
8%
Sugars
11g
Protein
7g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
70%
70%
Calcium
10%
10%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
1 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 1 Very Lean Meat; 1 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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