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The Easiest Stuffed Strawberries Recipe!

These are easy stuffed strawberries. Try making cheesecake stuffed strawberries for fruit desserts that are perfect summer treats. An awesome dessert recipe that is family friendly and drool worthy. Great for making chocolate covered strawberries! 

The great thing about making these stuffed strawberries is that they double as a dessert and a great way to get your family eating more berries which are loaded with great health benefits.

Strawberries are a staple in our house during the summer months so I’m always looking for ways to spice them up and turn them into something new and exciting. They’re plentiful at the local farmers market during the summer which makes them even more delicious.

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pin showing the title and the finished cheesecake stuffed strawberries

The Easiest Stuffed Strawberries Recipe!

When strawberries are in season I want to use them in as many fruit dessert recipes as possible. Strawberries are so lackluster when they’re not in season so when they are, go crazy with this delicious stuffed strawberries recipe! 

plate full of finished stuffed strawberries.

What do I need to make this tasty dessert recipe? 

This recipe is incredible simple and contains just a few ingredients. You will love how easy it is to put together such a delightful fruit dessert recipe. 

  • Large strawberries
  • Cream Cheese
  • Whipped Cream
  • Powdered sugar
  • Vanilla

If you want to make these stuffed strawberries with a different filling you’ll need to add that to your list of ingredients. I’d suggest using ready made cheesecake filling, chocolate whipped topping, cream cheese frosting, and even strawberry or blueberry cream cheese can be delicious! Stuffed strawberries are delicious no matter what! 

top down look at the finished stuffed strawberries

How do I make these stuffed strawberries with Cool Whip?

ingredients ready to start making stuffed strawberries.

Prepare all the ingredients.

cream cheese and whipped cream

Add in the bowl: cream cheese and whipped cream. Mix.

adding powdered sugar

Add vanilla, powdered sugar and mix.

prepped strawberries

Wash the strawberries, cut the sepals, cut into 6 pieces, without cutting to the end.

strawberries stuffed with cheesecake filling.

Stuff the strawberries with a creamy filling, cool.

finished plate of stuffed strawberries.


strawberry ready to eat on a spoon.

Is there an easy way to fill the strawberries with cheesecake filling? 

There is an easy way to fill the strawberries. Stuffed strawberries are easy to overlook because of the stuffing bit…that can seem tedious and overwhelming for something like a fruit dessert.

Here’s a pro tip! Just put your filling of choice, Cool Whip, chocolate Cool Whip, cheesecake filling, or even sweetened cream cheese into a plastic freezer bag. Press the filling down towards one corner. Fill it up but leave enough space that you can twist the top closed! 

Now just snip off the very end of the bag and you’ve made a quick and easy pastry bag. Now you’ll be able to pipe the filling into the strawberries with one hand and use the other to quickly pick up and replace the strawberries as you go along. 

Pin showing the ingredients ready to serve stuffed strawberries as well.

Can I make these cool whip stuffed strawberries? 

You can and the process is not much different! Instead of using the filling as listed to fill your strawberries you can use a cool whip for the filling. They sell it in tubs at the grocery store. It’s super easy and you can make a batch of stuffed strawberries in no time at all. 

How do I make these chocolate covered strawberries?

Turning these into chocolate covered stuffed strawberries is easy. Before you fill your strawberries with cream cheese, cheesecake, or Cool Whip, use a toothpick or a fork to dip them (only about 3/4 of the way) into dark or milk chocolate that has been melted.

Place them on wax or parchment paper to harden.  You can refrigerate to speed up the process. Once they are chocolate covered you can pipe in your filling of choose and assemble as normal! 

finished stuffed strawberries

What kind of kitchen tools will make this process easier? 

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Definitely a pastry bag. If you don’t have one you can use a plastic freezer bag! Also, a huller will help clean the strawberries faster as well. 

Do you have more dessert recipes I can try? 

I do! These dessert recipes are easy, tasty, and perfect for sharing. Try them out for your next party or family gathering. 

Printable Stuffed Strawberries Recipe: 

Yield: 1 Pint Stuffed Strawberries

The Easiest Stuffed Strawberries Recipe!

featured image showing finished cheesecake stuffed strawberries.

These easy stuffed strawberries are simple to prepare and even easier to eat! They're refreshing, sweet, and perfect for summer! Give them a try today!

Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes


  • 12 Large strawberries
  • ½ Cup Cream Cheese
  • ½ Cup Whipped Cream
  • ¼ Cup Powdered sugar
  • ½ Tsp Vanilla


  1. Prepare all the ingredients.
  2. Add in the bowl: cream cheese and whipped cream. Mix.
  3. Add vanilla, powdered sugar and mix.
  4. Wash the strawberries, cut the sepals, cut into 6 pieces, without cutting to the end.
  5. Stuff the strawberries with a creamy filling, cool.
  6. Serve

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:

2 Strawberries

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 111Total Fat: 8gSaturated Fat: 5gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 23mgSodium: 62mgCarbohydrates: 9gFiber: 1gSugar: 7gProtein: 2g

I am not a medical expert. These calculations are provided as a courtesy.

another pin showing the finished cheesecake stuffed strawberries.

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