Banana Split Stuffed Strawberries
CATEGORIES
INGREDIENTS
  • Servings: About 15-20
  • Preparation Time: 15 minutes
  • 1 pint fresh strawberries (more or less depending on size)
  • 4 tablespoons semi sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 teaspoon butter
  • 4 tablespoons finely chopped nuts
  • Filling
  • ½ cup heavy cream
  • 4 oz cream cheese, softened
  • 2 tablespoons powdered sugar
  • ½ banana, mashed (about ¼ cup)
  • ¼ cup crushed pineapple, well drained
  • instant banana pudding mix (or vanilla)
  • Optional Toppings
  • fudge sauce (I used 5 Minute homemade sauce)
  • sprinkles
  • cherries
DIRECTIONS
  1. Filling
  2. Combine heavy cream, cream cheese, powdered sugar and 4 tablespoons instant pudding mix with mixer on medium until thick and fluffy. Fold in banana & pineapple. Place in a ziploc and refrigerate.
  3. Strawberries
  4. Wash & dry strawberries.
  5. Cut tops off and using a tomato corer, scoop out the center. Cut bottom off and make sure the strawberry stands upright. Stand on a paper towel to dry.
  6. Melt chocolate chips for about 25 seconds in the microwave, stir in butter until smooth. Dry each strawberry with a paper towel and dip in chocolate and then in nuts. Place on parchment paper and refrigerate 5 minutes or until set.
  7. Cut a corner off of the Ziploc bag and pipe filling into each strawberry. Top with desired toppings (chocolate, sprinkles, cherries).