Cherry Cheesecake Dessert Wontons

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5 from 2 votes
Prep: 15 minutes
Cook: 10 minutes
Total: 25 minutes

Cherry Cheesecake Dessert Wontons are a delicious finger food twist to classic cherry cheesecake. These are seriously so addicting.

Little squares of cherry cheesecake wontons.

These Cherry Cheesecake Wontons are so fun to make with your kids, they will have a ball filling and wrapping the wontons. Your whole family will devour this wonton dessert recipe. So when there is no time for cake, try these popable wontons instead.

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What We Love About This No Bake Cheesecake Recipe

What are wontons made of? They are like a simple pasta recipe in that they are made with flour, egg, and water, find out more about the wonton here.

  • 25 Minute Dessert: Make these Cherry Cheesecake Dessert Wontons in 25 minutes or less!
  • Family Friendly: You family will absolutely love these dessert wontons, especially topped with vanilla ice cream.
  • Adaptable: You adapt these to your liking whether you fill with a different fruit or stuff will peanut butter and chocolate.
A plate of wontons with one split to reveal filling.

Ingredient Notes

  • Wonton Wraps: For this recipe, you will need 32 wonton wrappers total.
  • Cream Cheese: You will need cream cheese for this recipe, you can use low-fat or full-fat.
  • Powdered Sugar: You will need powdered sugar, you can add more or less depending on how sweet you like the filling.
  • Cherry Pie Filling: You will need a can of cherry pie filling. Any cherry pie or fruit pie filling will work. You can also make a homemade cherry pie filling.
  • Vanilla Extract: You will need vanilla extract, you can also use vanilla bean paste.
  • Greek Yogurt: For these cherry cheesecake dessert wontons you can use either greek yogurt or sour cream.
Wontons , cherry pie filling and cream cheese.

Equipment Needed for the Cherry Cheesecake Recipes

How to Make Cherry Cheesecake Wontons

These are the basic steps for making Cherry Cheesecake Dessert Wontons. Please refer to the recipe card below for more detailed instructions.

Filling the wonton and then folding and sealing the pastry.

STEP 1: MAKE THE FILLING

In a large mixing bowl, combine cream cheese, powdered sugar, vanilla, and greek yogurt, mix with a rubber spatula until smooth.

STEP 2: FILL DESSERT WONTON WRAPPERS

Lay a 3-4 wontons sheets on a cutting board at a time and cover the remaining ones with a damp paper towel. First scoop 1 tsp of cream cheese wonton filling then 1 tsp of cherry pie filling. Repeat until you have used up all of the creamy cheesecake filling, make sure to scrape the sides of the bowl to ensure no cheesecake batter filling is wasted.

STEP 3: SEALING WONTONS

To seal each dessert wonton, folding in half into a triangle shape, press firmly on the other edges to create a seal while also removing any air bubbles. A little melted butter or lemon juice around the edges will help the seal hold. Repeat this step for every wonton. Place your dutch oven filled with cooking oil on the stove and allow to heat to 300 degrees f.

STEP 4: FRY WONTON DESSERT

Once oil has heated to 300 degrees, fry about 3-4 wontons at a time for about 3 min, you will want to flip halfway through to ensure both sides are golden and crispy. Use a skimmer to help drain oil and transfer to a paper towel lined plate or wire rack. Repeat in batches until all wontons have been fried. Serve with vanilla ice cream or whipped cream!

Prep and Storage Tips for Cream Cheese Wonton Recipes

HOW TO MAKE THIS RECIPE AHEAD OF TIME

You can make this dessert cream cheese wonton recipe of ahead by filling and sealing wontons and store in the fridge covered with a wet paper towel for up to 1 day.

HOW TO STORE THIS RECIPE

To store any leftover cherry baked cheesecake wontons, add to an airtight container or wrapped well in plastic wrap and keep in the fridge for up to 4 days.

HOW TO FREEZE THIS RECIPE

You can freeze these dessert wontons in a freezer bag, after you have cooked them allow to cool and transfer to a plastic bag and freeze for up to 6 months.

HOW TO REHEAT THIS RECIPE

To reheat wonton cheesecake recipe, you a few options, the best method would to air fry for 3-5 minutes on a piece of parchment paper but you can also microwave for 20-30 seconds.

Frequently Asked Questions

HOW TO LONG WILL CHEESECAKE LAST IN THE FRIDGE?

These cherry cheesecake wontons will last for up to 4 days in the fridge.

CAN I SUBSTITUTE STRAWBERRY PIE FILLING IN PLACE OF CHERRY FILLING?

Any other type fruit pie filling will work for these won ton desserts. Strawberry or blueberry pie fillings would be just as tasty.

CAN THIS RECIPE BE DOUBLED OR HALVED?

This recipe can easily be doubled or halved, just increase or decrease ingredients proportionally.

A red basket filled with the cherry cheesecake wontons.

Expert Tips for Making This Recipe

  • Fill with Other Fruit: You can also use a type of fruit pie filling, such ad blueberries or strawberries.
  • Air Fryer: Cook these cherry cheesecake dessert wontons in the air fryer. Spray with a bit of cooking oil then cook on 400 degrees for 5-7 minutes or until golden and crispy.
  • Chocolate Cheesecake Wonton: You can also make chocolatey wonton instead of ones filled with fruit if that not you jam. You could fill will the cream cheese mixture and add a small scoop of nutella.
  • Graham Cracker Crust: If your favorite part of a cherry pie, then add graham cracker crumbs to the filling. In a plastic bag crush graham crackers with a rolling pin until they form fine crumbs.

What to Serve with Cherry Cheesecake Wontons

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Little squares of cherry cheesecake wantons
5 from 2 votes

Cherry Cheesecake Dessert Wontons

Yield: 32 wontons
Prep: 15 minutes
Cook: 10 minutes
Total: 25 minutes
Cherry Cheesecake Dessert Wontons are a delicious finger food twist to classic cherry cheesecake. These are seriously so addicting.
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Ingredients

  • 32 Wonton Wrappers
  • 1/2 cup Cream Cheese, softened
  • 1 1/2 cups Powdered Icing Sugar, or to taste
  • 2 Tablespoons Greek Yogurt or Sour Cream
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • 1 cup Cherry Pie Filling
  • Water, as needed
  • 4 cups Oil, for frying

Instructions

  • In a large bowl, beat together the cream cheese, powdered icing sugar, vanilla extract and greek yogurt until smooth and well-combined.
  • Lay a few wontons out on a cutting board and place a wet paper towel over the remaining wonton wrappers to keep them from drying out.
  • Scoop 1 teaspoon of the cheesecake filling and 1 teaspoon of the cherry pie filling onto the center of each wonton wrapper.
  • Brush the edges of each wonton wrapper with a bit of water and then folder over into a triangle shape, pressing to seal and remove all air from the wonton.
  • Repeat with all wontons wrappers.
  • Place the cooking oil in a heavy pan or dutch oven and heat to 300F.
  • Fry the wontons 3-4 at a time until lightly golden, flipping over halfway through cooking, about 3 minutes each batch.
  • Repeat until all wontons are fried.

Expert Tips

  • Fill with Other Fruit: You can also use a type of fruit pie filling, such ad blueberries or strawberries.
  • Air Fryer: Cook these cherry cheesecake dessert wontons in the air fryer. Spray with a bit of cooking oil then cook on 400 degrees for 5-7 minutes or until golden and crispy.
  • Chocolate Cheesecake Wonton: You can also make chocolatey wonton instead of ones filled with fruit if that not you jam. You could fill will the cream cheese mixture and add a small scoop of nutella.

Estimated Nutritional Information

Calories: 304kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 28g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 8g | Monounsaturated Fat: 18g | Trans Fat: 0.1g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 69mg | Potassium: 25mg | Fiber: 0.2g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 18IU | Vitamin C: 0.3mg | Calcium: 18mg | Iron: 0.3mg
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American, Asian
Keyword: cherry pie, cream cheese, dessert, greek yogurt, wonton

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