Cream Cheese and Honey Turnovers

10
Ilean Maite Benvenuti

By
@Chefhun

This is my take in the very traditional Puerto Rican "quesitos." They remind me of my island and my childhood. Hope you enjoy this recipe as much as I do.

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Oh yum! As you bite into the puff pastry, there's a lovely crunch from the buttery, flaky crust. The honey-vanilla cream cheese filling is smooth and creamy. It has a nice tang from the cream cheese, but the honey adds a hint of sweetness. The sprinkled sugar on top just adds to the sweetness. These are simple, yet delicious. The Test Kitchen


Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Comments:
Serves:
12 -18
Prep:
25 Min
Cook:
25 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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1 pkg
puff pastry sheet, thawed
1 pkg
cream cheese (room temp), 8 oz
1/4 c
honey
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1
egg (beaten for egg wash)
white sugar (for dusting)

How to Make Cream Cheese and Honey Turnovers

Step-by-Step

  • 1Preheat the oven at 350° and grease two cookie sheets. Put them aside.
  • 2Mix the room temp cream cheese, honey and vanilla extract. You can do it by hand with a wooden spoon or mix it in the electric mixer until everything is incorporated.
  • 3Cut each puff pastry sheets in either 9 small squares or 6 big squares.
  • 4Put 1 or 2 Tbsp of the filling per square of puff pastry. To close them, in a diamond like position take each corner and put them one on top the other and press to secure.
  • 5Now put all turnovers on the pre-greased cookie sheets. Beat the egg and brush each turnover well. This is going to seal each turnover. You can sprinkle sugar on top before or after bake.
  • 6Bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until golden.

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About Cream Cheese and Honey Turnovers

Course/Dish: Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: Puerto Rican
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Heirloom




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