In The Kitchen: Cheesecake Factory

Rob Hester General Manager at the Cheesecake Factory and a Star Baker, joined New Mexico Living in the kitchen to make Summer Strawberry Cheesecake Treats for National Cheesecake Day.


  • Large Strawberries
  • Slices of your favorite cheesecake (we recommend The Cheesecake Factory’s Original, White Chocolate Raspberry Truffle®, Mango Key Lime, Vanilla Bean, Fresh Banana Cream and Dulce de Leche Caramel Cheesecake)
  • Assorted toppings (confetti sprinkles, toasted almonds, toasted coconut, Oreo crumbles, toasted peanuts, brickle, etc.)


  1. Using a paring knife, cut off the top of the strawberries just below the stem.
  2. Carefully hollow-out each strawberry using a paring knife.
  3. Cut-off the bottom of each strawberry to create a flat area that will allow them to stand upright.
  4. Place slice of cheesecake into a mixing bowl. Using a rubber spatula, evenly incorporate all of the cheesecake ingredients and crust together to create a filling with the consistency of a thick pudding.
  5. Use spatula to transfer cheesecake filling into a pastry bag with a star tip.
  6. Fill hollowed-out strawberries with cheesecake filling and top with your favorite topping.
  7. Refrigerate until ready to serve.

For more information and specials at the restaurant this weekend, visit their website. 

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