Strawberry-Lime Frozen Cheesecake Pops

Celebrate National Cheesecake Day on July 30! These Cheesecake Pops won’t heat up your kitchen, in fact,...
Strawberry-Lime Frozen Cheesecake Pops

Celebrate National Cheesecake Day on July 30!

Celebrate National Cheesecake Day on July 30! These Cheesecake Pops won’t heat up your kitchen, in fact, they’ll cool you off!

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1-1/2 cups strawberries, divided

  • 1-1/2 pkg. (8 oz. each) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese (12 oz.), cubed, softened

  • 1 Tbsp. zest and 2 Tbsp. juice from 2 limes

  • 1/4 cup sugar

  • 1/2 cup whipping cream

 

DIRECTIONS:

Place 3-oz. paper or plastic cup in each of 12 muffin pan cups. Cut each of 3 strawberries into 4 slices; place in cups.

Place remaining strawberries in food processor. Add cream cheese, lime zest, juice and sugar; process until smooth. Spoon into medium bowl. Beat whipping cream in medium bowl with mixer on high speed until stiff peaks form. Gently stir into cream cheese mixture. Spoon into prepared cups. Tap cups on counter to remove any air bubbles. Insert wooden pop stick or plastic spoon into center of each cup for handle.

Freeze 4 hours or until firm. Remove frozen pops from cups just before servingCelebrate National Cheesecake Day on July 30!

Strawberry Shopping Tip

Buying fruits in season when they are at the peak of their freshness make for great tasting food and can save you money.

Strawberry Cooking Tip

Don’t throw out your overripe fruit – instead blend into a smoothie or salad dressing, add to muffin batter, bake into a cobbler, or boil down with sugar and a little lemon juice to make jam.