Chocolate Strawberry Fantasies
|Strawberries||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Cream cheese||8 Ounce|
|Granulated sugar||1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)|
|Chocolate||2 Ounce, cooled (Bittersweet Or Semisweet)|
|Orange liqueur||2 Tablespoon|
|Orange rind||1 Teaspoon, finely grated|
|Pistachios||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), finely chopped|
Starting at tips of strawberries, make 2 crosswise slits almost to stem ends, without cutting through.
In bowl, beat together cream cheese, sugar and vanilla; beat in cooled chocolate, orange liqueur and rind.
Using piping bag, pipe cheese mixture into slits in berries.
Sprinkle with pistachios; garnish with mint (if using).
Refrigerate until chilled.