Wash and dry strawberries. Cut the leaf side of strawberries flat so they sit properly on a plate. Cut each strawberry into 6 points but cutting about ¾ of the way through the strawberries – do NOT cut strawberries all the way down.
In a mixing bowl on high speed, beat cream cheese until smooth.
Mix in powdered sugar, sour cream, and vanilla. Beat until smooth.
Using an icing bag with a star tip, fill each strawberry with the cream cheese mixture. Serve immediately. The longer these sit, the more the filling will absorb the moisture from the strawberry and the filling will start running out.
Can you make cheesecake stuffed strawberries ahead of time? These are best if made within a few hours of serving. Plate and refrigerate right before your company arrives, if possible.Make sure the cream cheese is completely softened so that when beaten there are no lumps.Don’t have a piping bag? Use a Ziploc bag and snip the corner. Turn these into a patriotic dessert for 4th of July by adding a blueberry on the top! You'll have a red, white, and blue healthy sweet treat!