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Deviled Strawberries

Deviled strawberries are easy to make for a party or gathering, but just as fitting for a late night snack. Juicy, sweet strawberries are topped whipped cream, graham cracker crumbs, and honey for a treat that feels indulgent, but actually isn’t!

Deviled strawberries topped with whipped cream, graham cracker crumbs, and honey

If you’re a foodie on TikTok, you’re probably familiar with the concept of deviled strawberries—halved berries topped with a sweetened cream cheese mixture. This is my take on the viral sensation!

Basically, I wanted to take the original idea and make it something I could eat a LOT of—because too much cream cheese can definitely leave you feeling weighed down. Swapping the cream cheese for whipped cream makes deviled strawberries much more snackable! I also add graham cracker crumbs and honey on top for a little extra sweetness and texture.

These bite-sized treats are perfect for any occasion, whether it's a potluck, holiday, or a game day get-together with friends. And like Mint Chocolate Energy Balls and No Bake Pumpkin Cheesecake Bites, they're also a great snack idea for those times when you want to satisfy your sweet tooth without indulging in a heavy dessert.

Overhead view of lightened up deviled strawberries on platter

Why You’ll Love This Deviled Strawberries Recipe

  • A lightened up version of the original. Instead of heavy cream cheese frosting, these deviled strawberries are topped with light, fluffy whipped cream.
  • Easy to make. This recipe requires minimal ingredients and can be whipped up in just a few minutes—especially if you use store-bought whipped cream.
  • A crowd-pleaser. Deviled strawberries are always a hit at parties and gatherings, making them the perfect dessert to bring along to a potluck.
  • But also an easy snack-for-one. Scale down this deviled strawberry recipe to make just a few for an evening snack or light dessert.
Overhead view of ingredients for lightened up deviled strawberries

What You’ll Need

  • Strawberries – While I love small, sweet local strawberries in the summertime, this is a recipe where you do want the berries to be of a decent size so they can hold the topping.
  • Whipped cream – You can use store-bought whipped cream or homemade. 
  • Graham crackers – These add texture and give the deviled strawberries cheesecake vibes.
  • Honey – The perfect finishing touch!

How to Make Deviled Strawberries

  • Prepare the berries. Use a paring knife to cut the top from each strawberry. Cut them in half lengthwise, then remove the core with a small spoon. Pat the berries dry and arrange on a plate or tray.
  • Add the whipped cream. Pipe whipped cream into the center of each berry.
  • Finish. Sprinkle with the crushed graham crackers, then add a drizzle of honey.

Tips for Success

  • Start with the most delicious berries. They’re really the star of the show here! If the berries are under-ripe or mushy, you won’t have a standout dessert.
  • Dry them well. Make sure to pat the strawberries dry before filling to keep the whipped cream from sliding off or deflating.
  • Skip the piping bag if needed. If you don’t have a piping bag, simply cut off the corner of a plastic bag to fill the strawberries with the whipped cream. Or, if you’re just making deviled strawberries for yourself as a snack, use a spoon to dollop the whipped cream on top. 
Overhead view of deviled strawberries with whipped cream


  • Swap out the graham crackers for crushed Oreos.
  • Instead of crumbs, try adding shaved dark chocolate, chopped cacao nibs, or fresh lemon zest.
  • Make your deviled strawberries vegan by using Coconut Whipped Cream.
  • Sprinkle cinnamon or cocoa powder on top of the whipped cream.

How to Store

If you happen to have any leftover deviled strawberries, store them in an airtight container in the fridge for up to one day. That said, these are really best enjoyed immediately or within a few hours. 

Can I Freeze This Recipe?

I don’t recommend it. Strawberries tend to lose their texture and become mushy when frozen and thawed. This is a dessert to enjoy fresh!

Closeup of a lightened-up deviled strawberry

More Strawberry Recipes

Lightened Up Deviled Strawberries

A lighter version of deviled strawberries made with whipped cream, graham crackers, and honey. Perfect for a party or an afternoon snack!
author: Alyssa
yield: 24 strawberries
Deviled strawberries topped with whipped cream, graham cracker crumbs, and honey
Prep: 10 minutes
Total: 10 minutes


  • 24 strawberries
  • Whipped Cream store bought or homemade
  • 1 – 2 graham crackers
  • Honey to drizzle


  • Remove the top of each strawberry using a small knife. Cut each berry in half lengthwise and remove the core with a small spoon. Pat the strawberries dry and arrange on a plate/baking tray.
  • Pipe whipped cream into the center of each berry.
  • Top with crushed graham crackers and a drizzle of honey.


Calories: 18kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 0.2g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 0.4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.04g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0.2g | Cholesterol: 2mg | Sodium: 4mg | Potassium: 24mg | Fiber: 0.3g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 19IU | Vitamin C: 7mg | Calcium: 5mg | Iron: 0.1mg
cuisine: American
course: Dessert, Snack

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