Strawberry Santas

Today’s little fruit dessert is simply fresh strawberries, whipped cream, and chocolate sprinkles. Kids will love them, but the taste is good enough for an adult party too.



Carol's Kitchen Strawberries



Simple to make and always delicious, strawberry Santas  should be kept cold as whipped cream may melt. Use very cold whipping cream; do not let it sit on counter very long before whipping. Place a metal mixing bowl and the beaters in the freezer 15 minutes before you start to make the Santas.  The cream whips best with icy cold bowl and beaters.  If your strawberries aren’t very sweet, you could sprinkle a little stevia or sugar on them before making Santas.  If you’d like to add color, used colored sprinkles instead of chocolate.  They’re cute either way.





Strawberry & Whipped Cream Santas

Use organic when available, serves approximately 16


Strawberry Santas

Strawberry Santas are a simple fruit dessert made with fresh strawberries, whipped cream, and chocolate sprinkles. Kids will love them, but the taste is good enough for an adult party too.
Course Appetizer, Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Christmas treats, strawberry Santas
Servings 16 servings


  • 1 pint fresh strawberries hulled
  • 1 cup cold heavy whipping cream
  • 2 tbsp powdered sugar
  • 1/2 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 1 tbsp chocolate sprinkles or colored sprinkles


  • Place metal mixing bowl & electric beaters in refrigerator or freezer about 15 minutes before cutting strawberries to be ice cold
  • Cut a slice from bottom of each hulled strawberry so it sits flat on plate
  • Cut the small tip off top of each strawberry for hat
  • Beat cream on high in cold metal bowl until stiff peaks are about to form
  • Beat in vanilla and sugar until peaks form
  • Pipe a dollop of whipped cream onto top of strawberry base to form face and beard
  • Place small strawberry tip on top of cream to make hat
  • Use a toothpick to add a small dot of whipped cream on top of hat
  • Use a toothpick to add 3 small dots of cream on base strawberry for buttons
  • Place 2 sprinkles on 'face' for eyes
  • Serve cold








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I was raised in Tennessee but have lived in Florida for many years. Love my small home in the Tampa Bay area and its developing garden. My decorating style is eclectic - some vintage, some cottage, all with a modern flair. Pursuing a healthier lifestyle. Spent many years in social services but am happily retired.

22 thoughts to “Strawberry Santas”

  1. These are adorable and look so tasty too! Thanks for sharing on Farm Fresh Tuesdays! I hope to see you again this week!
    PS…I have a wonderful giveaway going on this week 🙂

  2. How cute and yummy!! Thanks so much for linking up at #AThemedLinkup 6 for All Things Christmas. Shared.

  3. These are just adorable!! Thanks for sharing at the Friday at the Fire Station link up. You will be the featured post this week!

  4. Hi Carol!
    I would love to have you share your Christmas Recipes on the 12 Days of Christmas Cookies Blog Hop Party!
    It starts today and goes for 12 Days!

    We’re making an eBook with the recipes and a link to the original posts to help promote our contributors…plus you’ll get a free copy!

    Hope to see you there!

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