these treats for your next social event. Fill just before
serving, for a taste of strawberry and cheesecake—in one bite!
2 (3-ounce) packages cream cheese
teaspoon vanilla extract
tablespoons whipping cream
teaspoon lemon zest
tablespoons sour cream
20 medium sized strawberries
sliced almonds or orange zest
In a medium bowl, beat the cream cheese with a mixer on
speed, then add in vanilla, whipping cream, lemon
and sour cream. Beat in confectioners' sugar on low
until the cheese is creamy.
2. Select a ½-inch
star tip and fit in pastry bag. Fill the pastry
with the cream cheese mixture. Refrigerate for one hour.
strawberries and remove the tops by cutting straight
the top with a sharp knife to leave an even edge.
4. Use the end of a
non-swiveling potato peeler to carefully
out the middle section of each strawberry. Cut a thin
off the base of each strawberry so it sits flat on a platter.
5. Pipe the cream
cheese into each strawberry and top with
or a tiny slice of orange zest. Serve cold.
20 filled strawberries