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Guava-Cream Cheese Pastries

Guava Pastries

You can omit the cream cheese, if you like, but that is what makes these Guava-Cream Cheese Pastries extra special.

Ingredients

  • 1 package puff pastry dough
  • 1 package guava paste
  • 8 ounces cream cheese (optional)
  • 1 egg white
  • 2 tablespoons cane sugar

Instructions

  1. Heat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Thaw puff pastry according to package directions.
  3. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and unfold one of the pastry sheets and place on pan.
  4. Slice guava into 1/4 inch slices and place evenly on the pastry sheet.
  5. Spread cream cheese over guava paste slices, if desired.
  6. Top with second puff pastry sheet and cut into desired pastry size with a cookie cutter.
  7. Beat egg whites in a small bowl and brush over the top of the pastries. Sprinkle with cane sugar.
  8. You can bake these as they are and pull them apart when they are done.
  9. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until golden brown.
  10. Let cool and serve.

You can make these any shape desired...round, square or triangle.

Photo credit: The Marmot on Visualhunt / CC BY


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