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Guava Cheese Pastries (Pastelitos de Guayaba y Queso)
Prep Time
2 mins
Cook Time
13 mins
Total Time
15 mins
Pastelitos de guayaba y queso (Guava cheese pastries) are one of the easiest and yummiest dessert recipes that I know. 4 ingredients + 15 minutes, quick and easy!
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Cuban
Keyword: guava cheese pastries, pastelitos de guayaba y queso
Servings: 6 pastries
  • 50 gr guava paste
  • 2 tbsp cream cheese (½ tsp per pastry)
  • 1 square sheet puff pastry
  • powdered sugar
  1. Preheat the oven at 200ºc (400ºF)
  2. Cut the puff pastry in half. In one-half place 6 pieces of guava paste (about 1 ½ inch x 1 ½ inch) and ½ tsp of cream (like in the pictures above) separated in 6 quadrants.
  3. Cover with the other half of the puff pastry sheet and cut the squares with the help of a pizza cutter or a knife.
  4. Bake the pastelitos in the oven for 12 - 15 minutes until they are golden.
  5. Sprinkle with powdered sugar and serve while warm.