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Heavenly Filled Strawberries Recipe

Heavenly Filled Strawberries Recipe

Here comes strawberry season! These luscious stuffed berries are the perfect bite-size dessert for a summer party. —Stephen Munro, Beaver Bank, Nova Scotia
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:36 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 dozen large fresh strawberries
  • 2 packages (one 8 ounces, one 3 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon almond extract
  • Grated chocolate

Directions

  • 1. Remove stems from strawberries; cut a deep "X" in the tip of each berry. Gently spread berries open.
  • 2. In a small bowl, beat the cream cheese, confectioners' sugar and extract until light and fluffy. Pipe or spoon about 2 teaspoons into each berry; sprinkle with chocolate. Chill until serving. Yield: 3 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 filled strawberry (calculated without chocolate) equals 41 calories, 3 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 10 mg cholesterol, 26 mg sodium, 3 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein.