Quesitos/Pastelitos de Queso (Cream Cheese Pastries)

Cuisine: Latin
Servings: 15 servings

These cream cheese pastries are a delicious snack to have with an afternoon coffee or as part of your breakfast.

Recipe courtesy of Cielito Rosado. Used with permission.


  1. Preheat oven to 375°F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Cut the dough into 3×3-inch squares or 2×3-inch rectangles. Place a cube of cream cheese and a teaspoon of sugar in the center of each piece of dough.
  3. Brush beaten egg on the corners of the dough. Roll up each pastry on the diagonal.
  4. Place the pastries on the lined baking sheet, and brush with beaten egg.
  5. Bake for 18 to 20 minutes or until golden brown. Brush with apricot glaze or dust with powdered sugar.
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