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Quesitos
Puff Pastry Puerto Rican dessert

This mouth-watering cheese danish style pastry is very popular in Puerto Rico, for breakfast, with coffee and as a snack and dessert. It is pretty simple to make, just needs a few ingredients, puff pastry, cream cheese, egg, sugar and powdered sugar, and honey. This is one of those recipes our readers ask for the most.

Combine 8 oz pkg softened cream cheese and 3 tbps powdered sugar in a small bowl.  Mix until the sugar is well incorporated into the cream cheese.  Place into the fridge until ready for use.

Preheat oven to 400 degrees.  Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

Roll out thawed puff pastry on a floured surface until it is a 12 x 12 square.  Divide the puff pastry into 12 equal squares.  Prick each piece with several fork marks. Take the cream cheese mixture out of the fridge.  Spread 1 tablespoon measure along one edge of one square, leaving about a quarter inch of space on both sides. Fold over edges, and then roll the puff pastry until the cream cheese mixture is completely enclosed.  Press edges to seal.  Repeat with remaining 11 squares.

Place pastries, seal side down, onto the baking sheet. Brush each pastry with the egg white.  Sprinkle the top of each pastry with granulated sugar. Bake for about 15 minutes, until golden brown. Immediately move the pastries to a wire rack and brush with warmed honey to make the pastries glisten.

Remember, practice makes perfect. If at first you don't success, try and try again.






 

 

 

 

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Surullitos de maiz
Salsa Rosa dipping sauce is 1 part ketchup,
3 parts Mayo, salt, pepper, garlic powder,
1 sprinkle of pique, stir and serve.

 


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