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Pastelitos de Guayaba y Queso Crema

Illustration of Two Pastelitos
Cookbook 1.2


  1. Preheat oven to 400ºF.
  2. Lay out one sheet of puff pastry on parchment paper.
  3. Cut guava paste into slices (12-18) and lay on the puff pastry.
  4. Cut the cream cheese into slices and place on top of the guava paste.
  5. Make an egg wash by beating the 1 tablespoon of water into the egg.
  6. Brush the egg wash along uncovered portions of the puff pastry.
  7. Lay the second puff pastry sheet along the top.
  8. Using your fingers or a pastry utensil, seal the edges and the mounds.
  9. Brush the egg wash on top of the puff pastry.
  10. Using a knife, make a small cut or two on top of each mound.
  11. Bake in preheated oven for 25 minutes or until golden brown.
  12. Remove from the oven and allow to cool for 15 minutes.
  13. Use a pizza cutter to divide the mounds & enjoy with a cup of coffee or on its own!