Strawberry Cream Cheese Chimichanga

Strawberry Cream Cheese Chimichangas are a delightful dessert that combines the crispy exterior of a chimichanga with a rich, creamy, and fruity filling.

These golden, deep-fried treats are perfect for satisfying your sweet tooth and impressing your guests with a unique twist on traditional Mexican cuisine. Here’s a detailed description and a recipe to guide you through making this indulgent dessert.


Strawberry Cream Cheese Chimichangas are a heavenly combination of crispy, creamy, and fruity goodness. The contrast between the crunchy fried tortilla and the soft, tangy-sweet filling creates a delightful texture, while the cinnamon sugar coating adds an extra layer of flavor.

This dessert is perfect for special occasions, family gatherings, or anytime you want to treat yourself to something truly indulgent. Enjoy the warm, comforting flavors of these chimichangas, and savor every bite of this delightful twist on a classic treat.



  • – 2 large tortillas
  • – 1/2 cup cream cheese, softened
  • – 1/4 cup strawberry jam or preserves
  • – 1/4 cup sliced fresh strawberries
  • – 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • – 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • – Powdered sugar, for dusting
  • – Vegetable oil, for frying
  • – Optional toppings: whipped cream, fresh fruit, caramel sauce, chopped nuts


1. In a mixing bowl, combine cream cheese, strawberry jam, sliced strawberries, sugar, and vanilla extract. Mix until smooth.
2. Lay a tortilla flat and spoon half of the strawberry-cream cheese mixture onto the center of the tortilla.
3. Fold the bottom half of the tortilla up over the filling, then fold in the sides and roll the chimichanga into a tight cylinder. Repeat with the second tortilla and filling.
4. Heat about 1-2 inches of vegetable oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. When hot, add the chimichangas and fry until golden brown, about 2-3 minutes per side.
5. Drain on paper towels and dust with powdered sugar. Serve warm with your desired toppings.

Enjoy your sweet and savory strawberry cream cheese chimichangas!

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