Chocolate Covered Strawberries with Cheesecake Filling

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Chocolate Covered Strawberries are the perfect treat to give to someone you love. Add a cheesecake filling and they become an extra special treat for someone sweet.

Cheesecake filled chocolate covered strawberries on a maroon plate.

Chocolate Covered Strawberries with Cheesecake Filling

Can you get anymore amazing-ness into a single bite? Cheesecake? Check. Chocolate? Check. Yummy berries? Check! And what’s even better, these Chocolate Covered Strawberries are so easy to make. We are dying over these! Who doesn’t love a chocolate covered strawberry? But the cheesecake filling is what really sets this recipe apart. I was literally having to fight my family off just to get pictures of these yummy treats. We had some family stop by and the plate was completely polished off before they left.

Great Gift Idea

These make a great gift for friends and loved ones. Imagine showing up at someone’s doorstep with these fancy looking, festive colored berries for Valentine’s Day — or any time you want to bring someone a little cheer. They’re just sweet enough to make the perfect little dessert. You won’t feel overwhelmed by them, but there’s always room for a chocolate covered strawberry.

Tips for Chocolate Covered Strawberries

I have a couple of secrets for how I dip these strawberries. I melt the chocolate in a glass cup. One of the short ones. Or a coffee mug works too. This seems to keep the chocolate at the right temperature longer and makes it so easy to dunk and dip. I also use chocolate chips or chocolate bars, not just any chocolate, but a good creamy chocolate brand. I think a lot of dipping chocolates you get at the grocery store are gross. For these strawberries I used Ghirardelli milk chocolate chips and they were incredible. I will sometimes chop up Dove chocolates or Cadbury too, all those chocolates are really creamy and yummy.

Cheesecake Stuffed Chocolate Dipped Strawberries in a circle on a plate that says love.

Valentine’s Day Recipes:

This recipe is one of our favorite Valentine treats! To get the full list of our Valentine favorites be sure to check out VALENTINE TREATS FOR SOMEONE SWEET. We have all kinds of yummy recipes that are perfect for Valentines Day, like cakes and cookies and chocolates!

How To Make Chocolate Covered Strawberries with Cheesecake Filling

Cheesecake stuffed strawberries on a plate

Chocolate Covered Strawberries with Cheesecake Filling

5 from 3 votes
Chocolate Covered Strawberries are the perfect treat to give to someone you love. Add some cheesecake filling and they become the best treat for someone sweet.
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 0 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine Greek
Servings 15

Ingredients

For the cheesecake filling

Instructions

Cheesecake Filling

  • Beat together the cream cheese and cool whip until smooth. Then cream in the sugar and vanilla. Put the filling in the fridge to cool while you make the strawberries.

Dipping Chocolate

  • Melt half of the chocolate chips in a glass cup or coffee mug in the microwave for 1 minute. Stir in the remaining chocolate chips and melt in 20 second intervals until all the chocolate is melted and smooth. Do not overcook!

Strawberries

  • Clean and thoroughly dry the strawberries, if they are wet at all they will ruin the chocolate.
  • Dip the strawberries (leaving some space at the top) and place them on parchment paper.
  • Optional: sprinkle on some mini chocolate chips or sprinkles.
  • Let the chocolate completely cool and set. It's better if they set at room temperature but if you are impatient you can always put them in the fridge to cool faster.
  • Remove the stems from the strawberries and cut out the white center area.
  • Scoop the cheesecake filling into a ziplock bag and seal. Cut a small hole in the corner and pipe the filling into the strawberries. Keep refrigerated.

Nutrition Information

Calories: 181kcalCarbohydrates: 17gProtein: 2gFat: 12gSaturated Fat: 7gCholesterol: 10mgSodium: 30mgPotassium: 144mgFiber: 2gSugar: 13gVitamin A: 122IUCalcium: 27mgIron: 1mg

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Emily Walker

Emily lives in Meridian, Idaho, with her husband, Beau, a physician assistant, and her three incredible children: a son and two daughters. Travel is one of her favorite ways to experience new cultures and cuisines, and she has a love for all things Disney.

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  1. I’ve never tried ghiradelli chocolate for this and it’s probably really great, but one year we did a taste test between symphony, Hershey’s, and Cadbury,…symphony was the clear winner. It was amazing with the strawberries! I love that you added the filling idea. I’ll have to try that!

  2. Can’t wait TO MAKE THIS OMG I’M SO WANTING TO MAKE IT TONIGHT BUT IT IS KIND OF LATE SO TOMORROW I WILL BE MAKING THIS AWESOME RECIPE AND THANKS FOR SHARING …….
    AND I AM GOING TO GIVE YOU 🌟⭐🌟⭐🌟 BUT YOU DEFINITELY DESERVE. MORE THAN THAT 💜💜💜💜💜💜💜💜💜💜💜

  3. 5 stars
    I enjoyed making new things I’m always on the internet looking for different unique things to make for my family and grandkids I would like to have some of your recipes emailed me so that I can share with my family