Cherry and Cheese Chimichangas

  • Difficulty: Medium
  • 30 minutes
  • 4 servings

It’s time for some chimichangas! And these are not the ones you’re used to. These ones here are cheesecake-flavored chimichangas. With cream cheese filling and topped with homemade cherry syrup, this dessert has “so delicious” written all over it!

Ingredients Needed for Cherry and Cheese Chimichangas

    8 ounces of cream cheese
    2 teaspoons of powdered sugar
    1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    1 teaspoon vegetable oil
    1 teaspoon butter
    2 cinnamon sticks
    10 ounces of frozen cherries
    1 teaspoon maple syrup
    1 teaspoon orange peel powder
    4 tortilla wraps
    vegetable oil for frying
    brown sugar

How to Make Cherry and Cheese Chimichangas

  1. Add the cream cheese in a large bowl and mix it with powdered sugar and vanilla extract until smooth.
  2. Add 1 tsp of vegetable oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add the cinnamon sticks and frozen cherries. Cook for 2 minutes. Add the maple syrup, give it a stir, and take the skillet away from the heat.
  3. Evenly spread the cream cheese mixture over the tortillas. Top them with cherry and fold it on all sides to secure the filling. You can also use toothpicks.
  4. Heat the remaining oil in skillet over high heat. Add the chimichangas and cook them until golden and crispy. Coat them with brown sugar after they’re ready.

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