7 Easy Weeknight Dinners Nutmeg Nanny » Cheesecake Stuffed Strawberries Cheesecake Stuffed Strawberries These cheesecake stuffed strawberries are the perfect dessert treat! Can I just say that I have died and gone to heaven. Cheesecake stuffed strawberries….how have I not made these before?! Making up the filling was a breeze too. Cheesecake Stuffed Strawberries Yield: 10 - 12 strawberries (depending on size) Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 0 minutes Total Time: 15 minutes Ingredients: 1 pound large strawberries 8 ounce block cream cheese – softened 3 – 4 tablespoons powdered sugar (depends on how sweet you want the filling) 1 teaspoon vanilla extract (or use almond, lemon, etc. ) Graham cracker crumbs Source: Inspired by pictures seen on Pinterest Directions: Rinse strawberries and cut around the top of the strawberry. Combine cream cheese, powdered sugar and vanilla with a mixer or by hand. You could also drizzle or dip strawberries in chocolate if desired. Enjoy!!!
Pear Pie Pop Tarts “Positive, positive, positive!!” That’s my favorite line from Knocked Up. Leslie Mann says it to Katherine-whatever-her-name-is when she’s all bummed out and can’t bring herself to get out of bed. I say it to Teri when she’s being a brat. I also say it to myself, outloud…every Monday morning when I look at my gigantic to-do list. Monday mornings require pep-talks. Pop Tarts was a genius invention. I didn’t grow up on pop tarts, unfortunately. But now that I’m a grown-up and pay taxes and parking tickets and deal with all sorts of fun stuff…I’ve made the decision that I’m gonna have pie for breakfast…and call it a pop tart. Pears are so pretty right now. In the past two weeks, I’ve bought, like, six varieties hoping to bake with them, but just end up eating ‘em before I get the chance. For this recipe, I wanted something that wasn’t super juicy, so I went with a firm Bosc pear. Let’s start with the crust. 1. That’s all. I diced up the pears really small. I rolled each one out like so: 1. 2. 3. 4.
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