Strawberry Santas

Strawberry Santas in a sleigh with mascarpone heads and gel icing details.

Looking for a healthier Christmas treat to add to your holiday party? These Strawberry Santas make being healthy much more fun. All you need are strawberries, mascarpone cheese and a little powdered sugar and gel icing. You'll find these Strawberry Santas are almost too cute to eat!

Yield: 24 Santas

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24 strawberries
8-oz. container mascarpone cheese
¼ cup powdered sugar
Black and red gel frosting in a tube


  1. Using an electric mixer, beat mascarpone cheese with powdered sugar until smooth, about 3 minutes.
  2. Transfer mixture to a pastry bag fit with a decorating tip (a small one with 5 points). Set aside.
  3. Cut greens tops from strawberries to create a flat base.
  4. Cut top ¼ inch from strawberry to make a Santa hat.
  5. Pipe a small swirl of the mascarpone cheese mixture onto cut small end to make a face. Top with the strawberry Santa hat piece.
  6. Finish with small dots of frosting for buttons, eyes and nose.
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