How To Make Pasteles De Guayaba
- 1 1⁄2 lbs guava paste
- 1 lb butter (softened)
- 1 lb cream cheese
- 1 lb flour
Wrap in plastic wrap and put in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes. Mix cream cheese, butter, and flour until well blended.
Heat the oven to 375°F.
Slice the dough into 16-20 squares after rolling it out into a 1/4-inch thick square.
Place one tablespoon of guava paste off center in each square.
Press the edges shut after folding the dough over the guava paste.
Sprinkle a thin layer of sugar over the cakes before placing them on a cookie sheet.
About 25 minutes after baking, the cakes should be evenly browned.