- 6 soft (8 inch) tortillas
- 8 ounces cream cheese (room temperature)
- 2 tablespoons of sour cream
- 1 tablespoon sugar
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- 3/4 cup strawberries, sliced
- Vegetable oil for frying
- 1 tablespoon cinnamon
- 1/3 cup sugar
How To Make Strawberry Cheesecake Chimichangas
Beat cheese and sour cream,1 tablespoon of sugar and vanilla extract.Adding 3/4 cup fresh strawberries.Divided mixture equally Between 6 tortillas . Spreading filling on the bottom third of each tortilla, fold the sides of each tortilla toward the middle and then roll the tortilla up like a burrito (secure it with a toothpick!)
Combine 1/3 cup of sugar and 1 tablespoon of cinnamon in a shallow bowl and set aside.Place tissue paper on a large plate.In a saucepan about 5 inches deep, put about 2-2 inches of vegetable oil for frying and heat over a medium-high heat until it reaches 360 degrees Fahrenheit.
Fry chimichangas until golden brown and crunchy, about 2-3 minutes and flip as needed (work in batches)
Transfer chimichangas to a paper towel on a plate to filter for a minute, then roll them into the cinnamon-sugar mixture. Don’t forget to remove all chimichangas toothpicks.