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Strawberry Cream Cheese Pastries | www,diethood.com | Soft, flaky and delicious cream cheese dough filled with a sweet cream cheese mixture and strawberry jam.

Strawberry Cream Cheese Pastries

Katerina | Diethood
Soft, flaky and delicious cream cheese dough filled with a sweet cream cheese mixture and strawberry jam.
Servings : 26 servings
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 11 mins
Total Time 41 mins

Ingredients
  

For the Pastries
  • 1 package (8-ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 2 sticks (16 tablespoons or 226 grams) butter, softened
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • powdered sugar for dusting
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
For the Filling
  • 1 package (8-ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar , or to taste (if you prefer it sweeter, add more)
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • strawberry jam

Instructions
 

  • In your mixer's bowl, beat cream cheese and butter until smooth, light and fluffy.
  • Add flour and salt and continue to mix until thoroughly combined.
  • Lightly dust work area with powdered sugar.
  • Transfer dough to work area and shape into a ball.
  • Divide it into 4 rounds; flatten each round and cover each pastry dough with plastic wrap.
  • Refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  • In the meantime, prepare the filling by combining cream cheese, powdered sugar and vanilla in your mixer's bowl.
  • Beat until creamy and smooth. Set aside.
  • Dust work area with flour.
  • Remove dough from fridge and let rest for 5 minutes.
  • Roll out each ball of dough to a 1/4-inch thickness.
  • Cut into 3x3 squares.
  • Fill the center of each square with 1/2-teaspoon cream cheese mixture and 1/2 teaspoon strawberry jam. For a prettier presentation, using a pastry bag, you can pipe the fillings, one on top of the other.
  • Overlap opposite corners of dough to the center and over the filling. Pinch seams together.
  • Refrigerate for 1 hour.
  • Preheat oven to 375.
  • Bake 10 to 11 minutes, or until edges are browned.
  • Cool completely.
  • Serve.

Nutrition

Calories: 120 kcal | Carbohydrates: 11 g | Protein: 2 g | Fat: 8 g | Saturated Fat: 4 g | Cholesterol: 24 mg | Sodium: 116 mg | Potassium: 40 mg | Fiber: 1 g | Sugar: 3 g | Vitamin A: 293 IU | Calcium: 23 mg | Iron: 1 mg | Net Carbs: 10 g

Nutritional info is an estimate and provided as courtesy. Values may vary according to the ingredients and tools used. Please use your preferred nutritional calculator for more detailed info.

Course: Dessert/Cookies
Cuisine: American
Keyword: spring desserts, strawberry pastries, strawberry recipes