Pastelillos de Guayaba (Guava Turnovers)
all-purpose flour for dusting
1 pound frozen puff pastry, thawed and cut into 4-inch squares ground cinnamon and
nutmeg to taste
1 cup canned guava preserves (not guava paste)
1 egg, beaten butter to grease cookie sheet
1 Preheat the oven to 350 F. Dust your working surface with flour. Roll out the puff
pastry to make a rectangle measuring 8 x 16 inches. Sprinkle cinnamon and nutmeg on
the dough. Put 1-1/2 tablespoons guava preserves in each piece of puff pastry. Brush
the edges with beaten egg. Fold over to form a triangle.
2 Grease a cookie sheet and line with parchment paper. Place the pastries 2 inches
apart. Refrigerate for 30 minutes. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes, or until light golden
brown. Cool before serving.
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