Cherry Cheesecake Chimichangas

This is very quick recipe that wins for ease and simplicity. And the best part for this type of recipe is you could change it by using a different type of fruit for filling. Last time I used fresh strawberries and they were so good.


Make Time: Active TIME Total TIME
8 chimichangas 15 mins 30 mins



  • 6 (8-inch) soft flour tortillas
  • 8 oz. cream cheese-softened
  • 4 teaspoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 ½ cups cherries from cherry pie filling
  • vegetable oil-for frying
  • 1 Tablespoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup sugar



Easy Cherry Cheesecake Chimichangas

The Cherry Cheesecake Chimichangas recipe is incredibly easy. It contains simple ingredients that you should already have on hand. sugar, cinnamon, lemon zest lemon juice, small flour tortillas, can cherry pie filling, vegetable oil, for frying.

  1. Mix together cream cheese, sugar and vanilla extract .
  2. Divide the mixture evenly between 6 tortillas and slather in the lower third of each tortilla.
  3. Add ¼ cup cherries onto each tortilla in the center of cream cheese.
  4. Fold sides of each tortilla toward the center and then roll up the tortilla tight like a burrito (secure it with a toothpick!).
  5. Combine 1/2 cup sugar with 1 tablespoon cinnamon in a shallow bowl and set aside.
  6. Line a large plate with paper towels, set aside.
  7. In 5 inch deep saucepan place about 2 -2 1/2 inch vegetable oil and heat it over medium-high heat
  8. Working in batches fry the chimichangas until golden brown and crispy, about 2-3 minutes and flip them as needed.
  9. Transfer fried chimichangas onto paper towel lined plate to drain for a minute, then roll them in the cinnamon-sugar mixture.


Cherry Cheesecake Chimichangas

If you like cherry cheesecake try these Cherry Cheesecake Chimichangas, you will not be disappointed!





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