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Strawberry Cream Cheese Pastries

Whenever you are craving for something sweet, delicious but quick and easy to prepare you might consider these Strawberry Cream Cheese Pastries made with puff pastry.

FOOD

Strawberry Cream Cheese Pastries

Whenever you are craving for something sweet, delicious but quick and easy to prepare you might consider these Strawberry Cream Cheese Pastries made with puff pastry.

Ingredients

  • 1 sheet (8 ounce package) puff pastry, thawed
  • 3 ounces cream cheese, room temperature
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 10 ounces fresh strawberries, cut into slices
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 small egg, beaten for brushing
  • Powdered sugar, for serving (optional)

Steps

  1. Preheat the oven to 400F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a small bowl, beat the cream cheese until smooth. Add sugar and vanilla and mix until well combined.
  3. Cut the sheet of puff pastry into 6 rectangles.
  4. Use a fork to prick the centers of the rectangles, leaving 1/2 inch border unpriced around the edges.
  5. Brush the edges with beaten egg.
  6. Spread cream cheese mixture into the center of rectangles and arrange strawberry slices on top.
  7. Bake for 15-­18 minutes until golden brown. Cool completely on a wire rack.
  8. Dust with powdered sugar before serving, if desired.