This sweet puffed pastry will have you seeing coconuts
ingredients
ingredients
method
step-by-step directions

Pastelitos

  • 1 package Store-bought Puff Pastry (thawed)
  • 2 Eggs (+1 tablespoon water; whisked)

Guava & Queso

  • 1 package Guava Paste
  • 4 ounces Cream Cheese (softened)
  • 1 teaspoon Lemon Juice
  • 2 tablespoons Sugar
  • 1 tablespoon Milk
  • 1/8 teaspoon Salt

Coconut

  • 1 cup Shredded Sweetened Coconut
  • 1/4 cup Sweetened Condensed Milk
  • Water (as needed)
step-by-step directions
  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Lightly roll out Puff Pastry on a floured surface. Cut 2 1/2-3" squares.
  • Fill the pastries according to the directions below. Bake for 20-25 minutes, or until golden and crispy.
  • Remove and allow to cool before serving.
  • For Guava & Queso: Mix the remaining ingredients in a bowl until well blended.
  • Press the squares of dough into a lightly oiled mini-muffin tin, so that they form a cup.
  • Place a teaspoon of Guava Paste into the center of each "cup." Top with a dollop of the Queso.
  • Brush with Egg Wash.
  • For Coconut: Stir together the ingredients in a small sauce pot with a few tablespoons of Water if needed to loosen. Cook over low heat, stirring frequently until pale golden brown, about 5-6 minutes. Transfer to a bowl and allow to cool.
  • Place 1-2 teaspoons of filling into the center of each dough square.
  • Lightly dampen the edges of the dough with water and fold in half to create small rectangles. Transfer to a parchment-lined baking sheet and brush with Egg Wash.
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