These Cuban pastries are filled with guava and cheese. They’re great with a cup of coffee or as a dessert after a meal. These pastries remind me of my childhood. They’re super was to bake up with the help of the puff pastry. Try them today!

Pastelitos de Guayaba y Queso

  • Cook Time: 1 hour
  • Persons: 4
  • Difficulty: Easy

  • Ingredients
  • 1 package puff pastry
  • 8 ounces guava paste
  • 8 ounces cream cheese
  • Simple Syrup
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup water
  • Egg Wash
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tbsp water
  1. Instructions
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F
  3. Thaw the puff pastry according to packaging instructions
  4. Add the water and sugar to a sauce pan and cook over medium heat until the sugar dissolves
  5. Remove the water and sugar mixture from the heat and let it cool completely
  6. Unfold each sheet of puff pastry onto a lightly floured surface and roll it out so its about an inch bigger
  7. Cut each pastry sheet into 4 squares, place a slice of guava paste and cream cheese in the center of each square
  8. Brush the edges with the egg wash and seal it in a triangle shape
  9. Place the triangles on a lined baking sheet, brush the tops with the egg wash and make a slit in the center so the steam can release
  10. Bake the triangles for 25 minutes
  11. Brush them with the simple syrup and enjoy