Strawberry cheesecake crunchies

Strawberry cheesecake crunchies

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
(2 ratings)

Cook: 40 mins - 45 mins Plus 4-6 hours chilling


Serves 6
A wonderful fuss-free dinner party dessert

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal698
  • fat37g
  • saturates17g
  • carbs84g
  • sugars59g
  • fibre1g
  • protein14g
  • salt0.44g
Save to My Good Food
Please sign in or register to save recipes.


  • 40g butter



    Butter is made when lactic-acid producing bacteria are added to cream and churned to make an…

  • 125ml double cream
  • 100g golden caster sugar
  • 25g flaked almonds
  • 25g shelled pistachio, chopped
  • 50g plain flour

For the filling and decoration

  • 200g packet full fat soft cheese
  • 397g can sweetened condensed milk milk



    One of the most widely used ingredients, milk is often referred to as a complete food. While cow…

  • grated zest of 2 lemons and 8 tbsp juice



    Oval in shape, with a pronouced bulge on one end, lemons are one of the most versatile fruits…

  • 142ml carton double cream, lightly whipped
  • 450g strawberries



    Once available in Britain for just a brief period during the summer, strawberries are now a year…

  • 2 tbsp golden caster sugar
  • 2 tbsp redcurrant jelly

Compare prices

Want to see what this recipe costs at different supermarkets? Compare in one place here:


  1. Preheat oven to 180C/gas 4/fan 160C. Line a baking sheet with non-stick parchment. Slowly bring the butter, cream and sugar to the boil, stirring. Take off the heat and stir in the nuts and flour. Spread half the mixture in a 20cm round on the baking sheet. Bake for 10-12 minutes until lightly browned. Cool for 2 minutes on the sheet and then transfer to a rack to go brittle and crispy. Repeat with the other half.

  2. Beat the cheese until softened, and then gradually beat in the milk, lemon and lightly whipped cream. Chill for 2-4 hours until softly set.

  3. Squash four strawberries through a sieve into a pan. Add the sugar and redcurrant jelly and heat gently, stirring to dissolve. Boil for 2-3 minutes to make a syrup, then cool.

  4. Slice the remaining strawberries. Break the biscuit into shards. Layer the cheese mixture, strawberries, syrup and biscuit in glasses, reserving a few pieces. Chill (up to 2 hours ahead). To serve, top with the remaining biscuit.

Ads by Google

Comments, questions and tips

Sign in or create your My Good Food account to join the discussion.

Comments (4)

10khughes's picture

was thinking about making these for food tech

hs2320's picture

very, very sweet. wouldn't make this again

jpickers's picture

Very nice but extremely rich so don't make your serving glass too large. I cooked the biscuit for much longer than 12 minutes and they were still soft rather than crunchy in the middle. I removed the crunchy bits off the edges and put back in the oven to crunch up the middle.

lizzafezza's picture

Made these for a dinner party, everybody loved them and wanted the recipe. A great hit!

Questions (1)

10khughes's picture

should i make these for food technology , i dont know :/

Tips (0)

Got your own twist on this recipe? Or do you have suggestions for possible swaps and additions? We’d love to hear your ideas.

Be the first to suggest a tip for this recipe…

Skills & know how

As well as helping you decide what to cook we can also help you to cook it. From tips on cookery techniques to facts and information about health and nutrition, we’ve a wealth of foodie know how for you to explore.

About BBC Good Food

We’re all about good recipes, and about quality home cooking that everyone can enjoy. Whether you’re looking for some healthy inspiration or learning how to cook a decadent dessert, we’ve trustworthy guidance for all your foodie needs.

Our recipes

All our recipes are tested thoroughly by us to make sure they’re suitable for your kitchen at home. We know many of you are concerned about healthy eating, so we send them to a qualified nutritionist for thorough analysis too.

Tell us what you think…

Love the new look or think we’ve missed the mark? We want to hear your thoughts – good and bad – to make sure we make the new website as useful as possible.


Subscribe to BBC Good Food magazine and get triple-tested recipes delivered to your door, every month.


Discover the dates and details of all the BBC Good Food Shows.


See your favourite chefs on Sky Channel 247, Virgin TV 260 and find their recipes at

Good Food Apps

Download the BBC Good Food Recipes, tips & cooking tools app and get good food on the go.