How to make cheesecake-stuffed strawberries, perfect for Valentine's Day

By: Michelle Rosique, Buzz60

Valentine's Day wouldn't be Valentine's Day without the quintessential romantic treat, strawberries.

Although a classic, chocolate-covered strawberries have been done so many times before. Give your significant other a more unique treat with these homemade cheesecake-stuffed strawberries.

Gather and wash 2 pints of strawberries. Cut the bottoms off so that the strawberries are able to stand up flat. Pluck off the stems and scoop out the tops to make room for the cheesecake filling.

Melt 1/2 bag of chocolate chips in the microwave. Gently dry the strawberries on a paper towel before dipping the bottom halves in the chocolate. Set the dipped strawberries lightly on parchment paper.

In a separate bowl add 2 tbsp powdered sugar and 1 tbsp milk. Beat the mixture until smooth and transfer into piping bag with star tip.

Then just pipe-fill the filling into the tops of the strawberries and top with some sliced almonds.

Nothing says 'I love you' like a taste of the two best desserts in one delicious bite!

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