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Air Fryer Recipe for Strawberry Cheesecake Chimichangas

Recipe for Strawberry Cheesecake Chimichangas in Air Fryer

Strawberry Cheesecake Chimichangas Recipe

Are you searching for easy Cinco De Mayo recipes?  This creamy and delicious Strawberry Cheesecake Chimichanga recipe is the perfect Cinco De Mayo dessert to satisfy everyone’s sweet tooth!  The crispy fried tortilla shell will have everyone thinking you slaved over a hot stove all day, but because we make it in the Air Fryer it is a quick and easy dessert recipe.  Perfect for all your Cinco De Mayo parties!

Strawberry Cheesecake Chimichangas on Plate

Ingredients Needed to Make Strawberry Chimichangas

1 package cream cheese ( room temperature)
1/4 C sour cream
1 TBSP sugar
1/4 cup sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 teaspoon fresh lemon zest
6 (8-inch) soft flour tortillas
1 3/4 cups sliced strawberries, divided
1 Tablespoon cinnamon

 

How to Make Cheesecake Chimichangas

In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment,
beat the cream cheese with the sour cream, 1 tablespoon sugar, vanilla extract, and lemon zest, scraping down the sides of the bowl as needed.
Fold in 3/4 cup of the sliced strawberries.

The tortillas will bend easier if you warm them a little bit in the microwave.
Leave them in the package and put them in for 30-45 seconds.

Strawberry Cheesecake Chimichanga Filling

Divide the mixture evenly between the tortillas, slathering each portion in the lower third of each tortilla.

How to fold Chimichangas

Next, fold the two sides of each tortilla toward the center and then roll the tortilla up like a burrito and secure it with a toothpick.

Repeat the rolling process with the remaining tortillas.

Combine the remaining 1/4 cup sugar with the cinnamon in a shallow bowl.
Set it aside.

Making Strawberry Chimichangas in Air Fryer

Air Fryer Chimichangas Recipe

Set your air fryer to 400 degrees.
Place the chimichangas in the air fryer basket and spray the chimichanga with some cooking spray.

Set the air fryer timer for 6 minutes.

Once the chimichangas are finished frying, remove them from the basket and roll each chimichanga in the cinnamon and sugar mixture.

Remove all toothpicks from the chimichangas and place them on serving plates.

Top each chimichanga with sliced strawberries and serve immediately.

Strawberry Cheesecake Chichangas dessert recipe

Want more Cinco De Mayo Fun?

Check out these delicious Margarita Cookies with Tequila Glaze for Cinco De Mayo

While you’re still in the Cinco De Mayo spirit, learn about the time we tried a $100 Margarita here!

 

Strawberry Cheesecake Chimichangas on Plate

Strawberry Cheesecake Chimichangas

Yield: 6 Chimichangas

This creamy and delicious Strawberry Cheesecake Chimichanga recipe is the perfect Cinco De Mayo dessert to satisfy everyone's sweet tooth!

Ingredients

  • 1 package cream cheese ( room temperature)
  • 1/4 C sour cream
  • 1 TBSP sugar
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh lemon zest
  • 6 (8-inch) soft flour tortillas
  • 1 3/4 cups sliced strawberries
  • 1 Tablespoon cinnamon

Instructions

  1. In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, beat the cream cheese with the sour cream, 1 tablespoon sugar, vanilla extract, and lemon zest, scraping down the sides of the bowl as needed.
  2. Fold in 3/4 cup of the sliced strawberries.
  3. The tortillas will bend easier if you warm them a little bit in the microwave. Leave them in the package and put them in for 30-45 seconds.
  4. Divide the mixture evenly between the tortillas, slathering each portion in the lower third of each tortilla.
  5. Next, fold the two sides of each tortilla toward the center and then roll the tortilla up like a burrito and secure it with a toothpick.
  6. Repeat the rolling process with the remaining tortillas.
  7. Combine the remaining 1/4 cup sugar with the cinnamon in a shallow bowl and aet it aside.
  8. Set your air fryer to 400 degrees.
  9. Place the chimichangas in the air fryer basket.
  10. Spray the chimichanga with some cooking spray.
  11. Set the timer for 6 minutes.
  12. After 6 minutes remove the chimichangas from the basket.
  13. Roll them in the cinnamon and sugar mixture.
  14. Remove all toothpicks from the chimichangas and place them on the serving plates.
  15. Top each chimichanga with slices strawberries and serve immediately.

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