Enjoy A Whole New Kind Of Tex-Mex With Sweet & Fried Dessert Chimichangas

What's the one thing that's better than a burrito? Try a fried burrito! And in comes the chimichanga, the beloved dish that's popular both north and south of the border. But there are only so many variations on the meat, rice, cheese, and bean-stuffed, deep-fried classic you can try before you start to get a little antsy. Thanks to these three creamy cheesecake chimichangas, you can restart the clock on chimichanga recipes and try something entirely new each time.

You'll need:

For the base filling (for 4 tortillas):

  • 6 oz cream cheese
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp lemon zest

For Version #1 – Strawberry Cheesecake Chimichangas:

  • 2½ oz strawberries

For Version #2 – Nutella & Banana Chimichangas:

  • 3 tbsp Nutella
  • 1 banana

For Version #3 – Blueberry Cheesecake Chimichangas:

  • 1½ oz caramel sauce
  • 1 cup blueberries

For the cinnamon and sugar mixture:

  • 2½ oz sugar
  • 1 tbsp cinnamon



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